Discovery certificate for object 2016gda
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5181 [ 2016TNSTR.651....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-09 13:53:53
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 2016gda
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bfu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:39:26.410 (24.860042) DEC = -34:00:43.20 (-34.012)
Discovery date: 2016-09-07 23:11:02 (JD=2457639.4659954)


Remarks: transient near galaxy 6dFGS gJ013926.2-340042

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-07 23:11:02
Flux: 18.81 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-07 17:00:57
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/2016gda