Discovery certificate for object 2016dsw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3377 [ 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 2016dsw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16afk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:13:07.700 (78.282083) DEC = -37:11:42.20 (-37.195056)
Discovery date: 2016-02-22 06:41:45 (JD=2457440.7789931)


Remarks: SN candidate at edge of galaxy GALEXASC J051307.39-371141.0

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-22 06:41:45
Flux: 18.63 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-12-25 02:58:33
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/2016dsw