Discovery certificate for object 2016iht
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6901 [ 2016TNSTR.936....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-20 22:57:34
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 2016iht
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bwk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:45:01.850 (281.257708) DEC = +23:21:15.44 (23.354289)
Discovery date: 2016-11-18 23:11:02 (JD=2457711.4659954)


Remarks: rising blue hostless transient, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-18 23:11:02
Flux: 18.86 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-22 23:15:21
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/2016iht