Discovery certificate for object 2016ihy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6907 [ 2016TNSTR.939....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-21 15:35:21
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 2016ihy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bwq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:31:57.040 (7.987667) DEC = -11:01:06.82 (-11.018561)
Discovery date: 2016-11-19 15:48:57 (JD=2457712.1589931)


Remarks: candidate SN in outskirts of galaxy MCG-02-02-041, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia at t=-11

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-19 15:48:57
Flux: 18.87 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-09 22:56:38
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/2016ihy