Discovery certificate for object 2016gkn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5389 [ 2016TNSTR.701....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-22 10:19:07
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 2016gkn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bjh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:46:24.620 (221.602583) DEC = +43:50:04.42 (43.834561)
Discovery date: 2016-09-20 12:20:09 (JD=2457652.0139931)


Remarks: candidate bright SN in starburst galaxy 2MASX J14462501+4349563, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia near max

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-20 12:20:09
Flux: 17.23 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-26 08:05:16
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/2016gkn