Discovery certificate for object 2016fca
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4398 [ 2016TNSTR.573....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-19 12:54:17
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2016fca
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bbk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:19:45.400 (19.939167) DEC = +09:53:42.60 (9.895167)
Discovery date: 2016-08-17 08:21:07.000 (JD=2457617.8479977)


Remarks: candidate SN in GALEXASC J011945.39+095344.2

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-17 08:21:07.000
Flux: 18.91 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-10 16:32:09
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/2016fca