Discovery certificate for object 2016hws
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6569 [ 2016TNSTR.895....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-07 15:52:53
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 2016hws
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16brk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:34:05.530 (158.523042) DEC = -77:56:59.96 (-77.949989)
Discovery date: 2016-10-26 09:20:09 (JD=2457687.8889931)


Remarks: candidate SN near faint extended source in DSS, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-26 09:20:09
Flux: 18.43 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-05 15:21:36
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/2016hws