Discovery certificate for object 2016gke
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5379 [ 2016TNSTR.697....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-21 14:53:33
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 2016gke
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bjd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:56:11.500 (14.047917) DEC = -46:44:35.84 (-46.743289)
Discovery date: 2016-09-06 21:37:26 (JD=2457638.4009954)


Remarks: slowly rising blue transient near galaxy GALEXASC J005611.41-464436.5

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-06 21:37:26
Flux: 19.25 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-15 23:31:12
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/2016gke