Discovery certificate for object 2016dss
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3372 [ 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 2016dss
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16afr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:33:45.500 (143.439583) DEC = -41:18:44.50 (-41.312361)
Discovery date: 2016-02-23 11:58:33 (JD=2457441.9989931)


Remarks: Candidate SN, GSTEC predicts SN Ia. PESSTO: probable CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-23 11:58:33
Flux: 18.59 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-01-10 02:06:43
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/2016dss