Discovery certificate for object 2016ghk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5302 [ 2016TNSTR.680....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-15 12:46:50
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 2016ghk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bhc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:49:17.350 (282.322292) DEC = -37:51:17.35 (-37.854819)
Discovery date: 2016-09-13 10:45:07 (JD=2457644.9479977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 6dFGS gJ184917.4-375124 GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-13 10:45:07
Flux: 18.42 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-02 10:13:26
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/2016ghk