Discovery certificate for object 2016gkm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5387 [ 2016TNSTR.701....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-22 10:06:45
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 2016gkm
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bjf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:42:53.060 (130.721083) DEC = +25:04:15.31 (25.070919)
Discovery date: 2016-09-21 07:33:36 (JD=2457652.815)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy UGC 4542

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-21 07:33:36
Flux: 17.21 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-05 20:35:31
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/2016gkm