Discovery certificate for object 2016hba
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5869 [ 2016TNSTR.780....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-10 16:28:54
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 2016hba
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bmk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:55:07.870 (283.782792) DEC = -66:24:01.66 (-66.400461)
Discovery date: 2016-10-08 17:42:43 (JD=2457670.2379977)


Remarks: candidate SN on smudge in DSS, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-08 17:42:43
Flux: 18.61 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-07 00:15:50
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/2016hba