Discovery certificate for object 2016frn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4857 [ 2016TNSTR.623....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-03 20:30:24
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: AT 2016frn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bdu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:10:28.600 (197.619167) DEC = -30:48:56.88 (-30.8158)
Discovery date: 2016-08-29 10:59:31 (JD=2457629.9579977)


Remarks: transient near galaxy 6dFGS gJ131028.5-304857 GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-29 10:59:31
Flux: 17.46 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-11 06:51:50
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/2016frn