Discovery certificate for object 2016iet
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6808 [ 2016TNSTR.924....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-16 17:37:55
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: SN 2016iet
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bvd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:32:33.230 (188.138458) DEC = +27:07:15.49 (27.120969)
Discovery date: 2016-11-14 14:16:48 (JD=2457707.095)


Remarks: hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-14 14:16:48
Flux: 18.7 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-11 20:21:07
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/2016iet