Discovery certificate for object 2016fbr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4385 [ 2016TNSTR.569....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-17 15:11:29
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 2016fbr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bbd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:47:03.500 (71.764583) DEC = -14:48:43.20 (-14.812)
Discovery date: 2016-08-15 09:10:04 (JD=2457615.8819907)


Remarks: candidate SN near 6dFGS gJ044703.0-144841

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-15 09:10:04
Flux: 18.16 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-25 04:50:52
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/2016fbr