Discovery certificate for object 2016fvj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4969 [ 2016TNSTR.636....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-06 13:28:59
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 2016fvj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bff
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:32:18.720 (188.078) DEC = +59:58:48.58 (59.980161)
Discovery date: 2016-09-04 12:38:52 (JD=2457636.0269907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J123217.79+595849.1

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-04 12:38:52
Flux: 18.51 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-17 20:52:48
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/2016fvj