Discovery certificate for object 2016dse
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3358 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 11:00:07
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 2016dse
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16afa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:22:25.200 (215.605) DEC = +24:57:49.90 (24.963861)
Discovery date: 2016-02-18 18:04:19 (JD=2457437.2529977)


Remarks: candidate SN close to core of galaxy KUG 1420+251

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-18 18:04:19
Flux: 18.67 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-12-29 06:25:55
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/2016dse