Discovery certificate for object 2016dst
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3373 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 11:00:07
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2016dst
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16afo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:55:54.700 (73.977917) DEC = -29:34:13.70 (-29.570472)
Discovery date: 2016-02-23 12:50:24 (JD=2457442.035)


Remarks: Candidate SN near GALEXASC J045554.68-293413.7 GSTEC predicts SN IIp

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-23 12:50:24
Flux: 18.81 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-12-28 09:04:19
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/2016dst