Discovery certificate for object 2016htc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6433

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-03 14:47:17
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 2016htc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bqt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:52:35.970 (88.149875) DEC = -18:57:43.56 (-18.9621)
Discovery date: 2016-10-25 20:18:14 (JD=2457687.3459954)


Remarks: candidate SN near Galaxy 2MASX J05523624-1857420, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia at t=0

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-25 20:18:14
Flux: 18.89 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-21 08:36:57
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/2016htc