Discovery certificate for object 2016gyk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5795 [ 2016TNSTR.769....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-07 09:20:19
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 2016gyk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16blo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:46:40.310 (326.667958) DEC = -45:41:07.62 (-45.68545)
Discovery date: 2016-10-04 16:23:31 (JD=2457666.1829977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy APMUKS(BJ) B214328.61-455500.0, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia at t=6

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-04 16:23:31
Flux: 18.55 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-16 12:02:52
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/2016gyk