Discovery certificate for object 2016ibg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6709 [ 2016TNSTR.917....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-14 15:58:14
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 2016ibg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16btc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:57:04.770 (299.269875) DEC = -40:17:53.20 (-40.298111)
Discovery date: 2016-11-06 04:10:33 (JD=2457698.6739931)


Remarks: candidate SN close to centre of galaxy 2MASX J19570483-4017541

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-06 04:10:33
Flux: 18.46 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-10 18:15:50
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/2016ibg