Discovery certificate for object 2016ibj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6713 [ 2016TNSTR.920....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-15 08:27:50
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 2016ibj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16btg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:26:28.920 (246.6205) DEC = +24:01:31.40 (24.025389)
Discovery date: 2016-11-07 13:16:19 (JD=2457700.0529977)


Remarks: candidate SN in face on AGN 2MASX J16262869+2401329

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-07 13:16:19
Flux: 19.14 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-18 13:39:21
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/2016ibj