Discovery certificate for object 2016fqt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4835 [ 2016TNSTR.623....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-03 08:13:27
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 2016fqt
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bcz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:28:55.800 (187.2325) DEC = -32:32:13.78 (-32.537161)
Discovery date: 2016-08-11 06:34:33 (JD=2457611.7739931)


Remarks: candidate SN, brightening blue transient near faint smudge in DSS

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-11 06:34:33
Flux: 19.2 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-05 19:20:38
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/2016fqt