Discovery certificate for object 2016exv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4267 [ 2016TNSTR.555....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-12 18:11:40
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: SN 2016exv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16azp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:39:34.400 (54.893333) DEC = +20:42:30.40 (20.708444)
Discovery date: 2016-08-09 20:32:38 (JD=2457610.3559954)


Remarks: Reddened SN candidate in the edge of LCSB S06040. z=0.021218 (NED).

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-09 20:32:38
Flux: 17.66 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-17 22:14:52
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/2016exv