Discovery certificate for object 2016fqd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4817 [ 2016TNSTR.620....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-02 08:06:27
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 2016fqd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bcq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:13:17.330 (168.322208) DEC = -48:42:12.60 (-48.7035)
Discovery date: 2016-08-25 10:30:43 (JD=2457625.9379977)


Remarks: candidate hostless SN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-25 10:30:43
Flux: 18.46 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-06 22:33:36
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/2016fqd