Discovery certificate for object 2016iej
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6795 [ 2016TNSTR.924....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-16 12:19:50
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 2016iej
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16buq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:13:56.400 (3.485) DEC = -27:43:22.33 (-27.722869)
Discovery date: 2016-11-14 03:40:19 (JD=2457706.6529977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2dFGRS TGS201Z005, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia at t=-3

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-14 03:40:19
Flux: 18.65 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-10 17:13:55
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/2016iej