Discovery certificate for object 2016guq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5683 [ 2016TNSTR.749....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-03 11:33:10
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 2016guq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bkl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:37:53.910 (144.474625) DEC = +23:09:10.12 (23.152811)
Discovery date: 2016-09-26 13:30:43.000 (JD=2457658.0629977)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy MCG+04-23-021

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-26 13:30:43.000
Flux: 18.08 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-06-26 02:08:09
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/2016guq