Discovery certificate for object 2016hfl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5999 [ 2016TNSTR.799....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-17 15:12:37
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2016hfl
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bng
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:07:44.390 (286.934958) DEC = -27:57:51.59 (-27.964331)
Discovery date: 2016-10-14 10:32:09 (JD=2457675.9389931)


Remarks: candidate SN, hostless or quite far from host, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-14 10:32:09
Flux: 17.48 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-16 06:38:52
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/2016hfl