Discovery certificate for object 2016drt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3346 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 10:58:25
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: GaiaAlerts

A. Delgado, D. Harrison, S. Hodgkin, M. van Leeuwen, G. Rixon, A. Yoldas (University of Cambridge), on behalf of Gaia Alerts team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016drt
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16aer
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:06:21.600 (46.59) DEC = -42:33:21.70 (-42.556028)
Discovery date: 2016-02-17 18:50:24 (JD=2457436.285)


Remarks: Candidate SN in 2MASX J03062130-4233214 at z~0.031 (GSTEC predicts SN Ia at 1 week before max)

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-17 18:50:24
Flux: 16.95 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-01-26 07:07:40
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016drt