Discovery certificate for object 2016jfy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7615 [ 2016TNSTR1109....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-31 09:37:45
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: SN 2016jfy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16cgd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:39:36.670 (99.902792) DEC = -65:44:16.15 (-65.737819)
Discovery date: 2016-12-28 02:09:36 (JD=2457750.59)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy LEDA 310623

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-28 02:09:36
Flux: 18.3 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-30 22:10:33
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/2016jfy