Discovery certificate for object 2016dsl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3365 [ 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 2016dsl
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16afw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:17:13.200 (199.305) DEC = -17:15:06.50 (-17.251806)
Discovery date: 2016-02-24 05:06:43 (JD=2457442.7129977)


Remarks: Red transient in the outskirts of starburst galaxy IC 0863 at z~0.008

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-24 05:06:43
Flux: 18.61 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-02-07 12:37:26
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/2016dsl