Discovery certificate for object 2016hsc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6406 [ 2016TNSTR.868....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-02 14:17:40
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 2016hsc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bql
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:32:25.140 (98.10475) DEC = -71:34:03.79 (-71.567719)
Discovery date: 2016-10-01 17:06:43 (JD=2457663.2129977)


Remarks: Confirmed SN IA, discovered as OGLE16dha

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-01 17:06:43
Flux: 15.16 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-26 23:36:57
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/2016hsc