Discovery certificate for object 2016gwl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5740 [ 2016TNSTR.759....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-05 10:08:41
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 2016gwl
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bkz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:23:28.020 (140.86675) DEC = -23:10:10.74 (-23.16965)
Discovery date: 2016-10-02 22:09:07 (JD=2457664.4229977)


Remarks: bright candidate SN near galaxy NGC 2865

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-02 22:09:07
Flux: 15.95 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-06-25 23:34:04
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/2016gwl