Discovery certificate for object 2016gxa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5757 [ 2016TNSTR.759....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-05 14:21:16
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: AT 2016gxa
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bli
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:53:25.330 (148.355542) DEC = +52:15:47.74 (52.263261)
Discovery date: 2016-10-04 08:57:07 (JD=2457665.8729977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J095325.11+521551.8

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-04 08:57:07
Flux: 18.85 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-13 07:10:33
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/2016gxa