Discovery certificate for object 2016fiy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4615 [ 2016TNSTR.593....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-26 09:42:27
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 2016fiy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bck
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:48:34.680 (42.1445) DEC = -34:56:18.06 (-34.93835)
Discovery date: 2016-08-24 04:59:31 (JD=2457624.7079977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2dFGRS TGS578Z047

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-24 04:59:31
Flux: 18.81 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-19 17:11:02
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/2016fiy