Discovery certificate for object 2016dsm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3366 [ 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 2016dsm
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16afx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:48:18.200 (72.075833) DEC = -22:06:38.40 (-22.110667)
Discovery date: 2016-02-24 18:56:09 (JD=2457443.2889931)


Remarks: SN candidate near centre of galaxy 2MASX J04481821-2206384

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-24 18:56:09
Flux: 18.46 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-12-31 21:10:04
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/2016dsm