Discovery certificate for object 2016ghi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5299 [ 2016TNSTR.680....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-15 12:33:39
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 2016ghi
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bgz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:55:02.360 (43.759833) DEC = -23:09:44.75 (-23.162431)
Discovery date: 2016-09-13 09:08:38 (JD=2457644.8809954)


Remarks: transient near galaxy 2MASX J02550244-2309433

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-13 09:08:38
Flux: 18.63 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-13 04:46:33
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/2016ghi