Discovery certificate for object 2016hsa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6404 [ 2016TNSTR.868....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-02 13:43:58
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 2016hsa
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bqj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:05:26.030 (136.358458) DEC = -66:43:49.55 (-66.730431)
Discovery date: 2016-10-24 15:07:12 (JD=2457686.13)


Remarks: blue candidate SN, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-24 15:07:12
Flux: 18.13 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-04 03:07:12
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/2016hsa