Discovery certificate for object 2016dry
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3352 [ 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 2016dry
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16ael
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:38:53.700 (249.72375) DEC = +58:35:26.90 (58.590806)
Discovery date: 2016-02-17 03:31:40 (JD=2457435.6469907)


Remarks: Candidate SN near GALEXASC J163853.92+583526.0

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-17 03:31:40
Flux: 16.91 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-12-20 04:10:33
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/2016dry