Discovery certificate for object 2016gok
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5500 [ 2016TNSTR.715....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-25 21:15:23
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 2016gok
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bjx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:32:41.460 (218.17275) DEC = +52:04:50.84 (52.080789)
Discovery date: 2016-09-23 18:27:21 (JD=2457655.2689931)


Remarks: candidate SN close to centre of galaxy SDSS J143241.36+520452.1

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-23 18:27:21
Flux: 18.82 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-28 12:25:55
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/2016gok