Discovery certificate for object 2016iia
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6909 [ 2016TNSTR.939....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-21 15:38:24
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 2016iia
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bws
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:59:19.600 (269.831667) DEC = +27:20:35.56 (27.343211)
Discovery date: 2016-11-19 17:21:07 (JD=2457712.2229977)


Remarks: candidate SN near extended source in DSS

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-19 17:21:07
Flux: 17.58 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-26 05:21:07
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/2016iia