Discovery certificate for object 2016ibq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6720 [ 2016TNSTR.920....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-15 10:51:49
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 2016ibq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16btn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:05:52.800 (196.47) DEC = +41:43:30.32 (41.725089)
Discovery date: 2016-11-10 00:18:43 (JD=2457702.5129977)


Remarks: candidate SN in outskirts of face on spiral galaxy NGC 4963

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-10 00:18:43
Flux: 18.89 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-15 14:34:04
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/2016ibq