Discovery certificate for object 2016ihf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6884 [ 2016TNSTR.933....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-19 09:15:23
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 2016ihf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bvx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:51:14.230 (87.809292) DEC = -21:26:45.13 (-21.445869)
Discovery date: 2016-11-16 22:16:19 (JD=2457709.4279977)


Remarks: candidate SN near GALEXASC J055113.94-212649.9

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-16 22:16:19
Flux: 18.52 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-26 08:19:40
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/2016ihf