Discovery certificate for object 2016ihp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6896 [ 2016TNSTR.936....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-20 08:51:16
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 2016ihp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bwf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:31:32.180 (187.884083) DEC = +15:37:07.36 (15.618711)
Discovery date: 2016-11-18 06:36:00 (JD=2457710.775)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J123132.19+153706.8

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-18 06:36:00
Flux: 18.99 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-10 08:09:36
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/2016ihp