Discovery certificate for object 2016hxp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6603 [ 2016TNSTR.900....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-08 12:18:40
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 2016hxp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16brx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:23:27.120 (80.863) DEC = +02:36:38.41 (2.610669)
Discovery date: 2016-10-27 13:59:31 (JD=2457689.0829977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J05232701+0236347

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-27 13:59:31
Flux: 19.13 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-16 08:23:59
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/2016hxp