Discovery certificate for object 2016duc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3414 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 11:14:35
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 2016duc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16ahc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:33:52.900 (203.470417) DEC = -37:51:40.50 (-37.86125)
Discovery date: 2016-03-02 19:04:48 (JD=2457450.295)


Remarks: SN candidate on top of faint host in DSS

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-03-02 19:04:48
Flux: 17.9 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-02-08 00:57:36
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/2016duc