Discovery certificate for object 2016ien
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6799 [ 2016TNSTR.924....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-16 12:32:20
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 2016ien
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16buu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:32:05.040 (278.021) DEC = +09:22:21.68 (9.372689)
Discovery date: 2016-11-13 18:48:57 (JD=2457706.2839931)


Remarks: candidate SN or CV rising near Galactic Plane, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia at t=-5

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-13 18:48:57
Flux: 16.55 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-21 23:00:57
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/2016ien