Discovery certificate for object 2016hax
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5866 [ 2016TNSTR.780....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-10 16:19:38
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 2016hax
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bmh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:36:02.280 (324.0095) DEC = +01:53:08.45 (1.885681)
Discovery date: 2016-10-02 23:12:28 (JD=2457664.4669907)


Remarks: blue transient near galaxy SDSS J213602.48+015307.5

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-02 23:12:28
Flux: 19.26 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-02 17:12:28
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/2016hax