Discovery certificate for object 2016ifc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6818 [ 2016TNSTR.928....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-17 17:57:25
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 2016ifc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bvh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:58:06.490 (359.527042) DEC = -19:47:34.22 (-19.792839)
Discovery date: 2016-11-16 03:48:57 (JD=2457708.6589931)


Remarks: candidate SN in the outskirts of galaxy MCG-03-01-007, GS-TEC predicts SN IIP

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-16 03:48:57
Flux: 18.89 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-08 17:06:43
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/2016ifc