Discovery certificate for object 2016dzy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3589 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 11:23:36
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 2016dzy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16ang
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:27:56.500 (306.985417) DEC = -42:55:45.80 (-42.929389)
Discovery date: 2016-05-07 16:13:26 (JD=2457516.1759954)


Remarks: SN candidate at edge of galaxy ESO 285-IG 015. GSTEC predicts SN Ia close to peak

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-07 16:13:26
Flux: 16.47 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-06 10:30:43
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/2016dzy