Discovery certificate for object 2016fqx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4841 [ 2016TNSTR.623....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-03 08:42:38
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 2016fqx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bdf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:15:11.020 (183.795917) DEC = -46:33:52.16 (-46.564489)
Discovery date: 2016-08-27 16:39:21 (JD=2457628.1939931)


Remarks: candidate SN, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-27 16:39:21
Flux: 18.76 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-07 12:33:07
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/2016fqx