Discovery certificate for object 2016iil
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6923 [ 2016TNSTR.943....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-22 16:24:02
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 2016iil
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bwv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:33:33.210 (53.388375) DEC = -62:33:15.44 (-62.554289)
Discovery date: 2016-11-01 09:08:38 (JD=2457693.8809954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J03333430-6233033 aka MASTER J033333.26-623314.7

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-01 09:08:38
Flux: 17.1 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-27 17:09:36
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/2016iil