Discovery certificate for object 2016drx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3351 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 10:58:25
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Source Group: 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 2016drx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16aek
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:04:38.300 (166.159583) DEC = -44:19:51.70 (-44.331028)
Discovery date: 2016-02-16 17:38:24 (JD=2457435.235)


Remarks: Candidate SN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-16 17:38:24
Flux: 17.81 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-01-10 18:00:00
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/2016drx