Discovery certificate for object 2016fee
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4467 [ 2016TNSTR.576....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-21 21:46:42
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 2016fee
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bbt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:33:45.900 (353.44125) DEC = +25:33:50.50 (25.564028)
Discovery date: 2016-08-18 21:40:19.000 (JD=2457619.4029977)


Remarks: candidate SN in faint SDSS galaxy SDSS J233345.91+253350.7

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-18 21:40:19.000
Flux: 18.65 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-16 15:30:14
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/2016fee