Discovery certificate for object 2016dsg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3360 [ 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 2016dsg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16afe
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:07:08.200 (91.784167) DEC = -45:10:52.20 (-45.181167)
Discovery date: 2016-02-21 12:30:14 (JD=2457440.0209954)


Remarks: SN candidate offset from galaxy ESO 254- G 019 (z=0.038917) by 18 arcsec

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-21 12:30:14
Flux: 18.86 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-12-20 20:48:28
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/2016dsg