Discovery certificate for object 2016frs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4862 [ 2016TNSTR.627....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-04 07:22:23
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: SN 2016frs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bdz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:17:29.370 (34.372375) DEC = -59:51:23.47 (-59.856519)
Discovery date: 2016-08-29 21:38:52 (JD=2457630.4019907)


Remarks: candidate SN near two galaxies, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia, also seen in Master

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-29 21:38:52
Flux: 16.86 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-21 09:53:16
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/2016frs