Discovery certificate for object 2016gld
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5409 [ 2016TNSTR.707....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-23 11:52:28
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2016gld
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bjq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:46:58.750 (311.744792) DEC = -25:47:05.96 (-25.784989)
Discovery date: 2016-09-21 10:42:14.000 (JD=2457652.9459954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J20465854-2546587

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-21 10:42:14.000
Flux: 18.56 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-06 05:39:50
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/2016gld