Discovery certificate for object 2016gcv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5176 [ 2016TNSTR.651....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-09 13:38:31
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 2016gcv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bfp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:02:13.990 (180.558292) DEC = +59:20:34.87 (59.343019)
Discovery date: 2016-09-06 06:41:45 (JD=2457637.7789931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J120213.98+592034.1

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-06 06:41:45
Flux: 17.92 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-16 14:54:14
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/2016gcv