Discovery certificate for object 2016dwz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3504 [ 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 2016dwz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16akp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:59:51.400 (284.964167) DEC = -48:50:04.80 (-48.834667)
Discovery date: 2016-04-09 16:27:50 (JD=2457488.1859954)


Remarks: Candidate SN near centre of DSS2 extended source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-04-09 16:27:50
Flux: 18.52 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-03-13 04:35:02
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/2016dwz