Discovery certificate for object 2016iei
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6794 [ 2016TNSTR.924....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-16 12:18:24
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 2016iei
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bup
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:21:45.460 (200.439417) DEC = +31:14:22.92 (31.2397)
Discovery date: 2016-11-13 14:03:50.000 (JD=2457706.0859954)


Remarks: candidate SN in the outskirts of galaxy UGC 8399

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-13 14:03:50.000
Flux: 17.49 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-15 02:24:00
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/2016iei