Discovery certificate for object 2016dyc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3535 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 11:20:21
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 2016dyc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16ali
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:15:52.000 (63.966667) DEC = -62:17:14.90 (-62.287472)
Discovery date: 2016-04-15 23:29:45 (JD=2457494.4789931)


Remarks: SN candidate near centre of galaxy GALEXASC J041551.89-621715.5

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-04-15 23:29:45
Flux: 18.84 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-03-23 19:30:43
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/2016dyc