Discovery certificate for object 2016hct
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5922 [ 2016TNSTR.789....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-12 13:41:37
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 2016hct
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bmn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:13:55.010 (348.479208) DEC = +48:19:30.07 (48.325019)
Discovery date: 2016-10-10 12:10:04 (JD=2457672.0069907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy UGC 12439

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-10 12:10:04
Flux: 18.65 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-25 13:33:35
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/2016hct