Discovery certificate for object 2016ias
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6693 [ 2016TNSTR.917....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-14 12:02:10
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 2016ias
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bsm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:57:07.790 (254.282458) DEC = +16:07:50.41 (16.130669)
Discovery date: 2016-11-04 11:15:21 (JD=2457696.9689931)


Remarks: rising candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J165707.94+160746.0, GS-TEC predicts SN IA at t=-8

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-04 11:15:21
Flux: 18.92 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-04 07:00:28
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/2016ias