Discovery certificate for object 2016fbo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4382 [ 2016TNSTR.569....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-17 14:40:12
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 2016fbo
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bba
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:01:35.500 (15.397917) DEC = +17:06:04.30 (17.101194)
Discovery date: 2016-08-15 14:12:28 (JD=2457616.0919907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-15 14:12:28
Flux: 17.31 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-08 22:26:24
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/2016fbo