Discovery certificate for object 2016gis
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5340 [ 2016TNSTR.689....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-19 13:20:51
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 2016gis
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bij
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:53:44.210 (268.434208) DEC = -00:26:06.11 (-0.435031)
Discovery date: 2016-09-17 23:22:33 (JD=2457649.4739931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MFGC 14101, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-17 23:22:33
Flux: 18.95 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-08 08:02:24
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/2016gis