Discovery certificate for object 2016dws
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3497 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 11:19:08
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 2016dws
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16aku
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:57:12.600 (14.3025) DEC = -50:50:10.80 (-50.836333)
Discovery date: 2016-04-08 11:15:21 (JD=2457486.9689931)


Remarks: Candidate SN near GALEXASC J005712.70-505013.9

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-04-08 11:15:21
Flux: 18.54 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-03-26 17:15:21
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/2016dws