Discovery certificate for object 2016dxv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3527 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 11:20:21
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 2016dxv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16alq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:12:29.400 (273.1225) DEC = +31:16:47.30 (31.279806)
Discovery date: 2016-04-21 15:07:12.000 (JD=2457500.13)


Remarks: Candidate SN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-04-21 15:07:12.000
Flux: 17.01 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-03-27 17:06:43
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/2016dxv