Discovery certificate for object 2016gom
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5502 [ 2016TNSTR.715....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-25 21:22:43
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 2016gom
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bjz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:18:13.240 (49.555167) DEC = -50:53:05.32 (-50.884811)
Discovery date: 2016-09-23 21:28:48 (JD=2457655.395)


Remarks: candidate SN offset from galaxy 2MASX J03181408-50525

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-23 21:28:48
Flux: 18.56 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-25 23:08:09
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/2016gom