Discovery certificate for object 2016ggm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5274 [ 2016TNSTR.676....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-13 23:15:52
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 2016ggm
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bga
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:45:59.820 (251.49925) DEC = -36:13:02.75 (-36.217431)
Discovery date: 2016-09-09 10:56:38 (JD=2457640.9559954)


Remarks: candidate SN (declining) near faint smudge in DSS, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia at t=+3

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-09 10:56:38
Flux: 18.39 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-02 23:35:31
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/2016ggm