Discovery certificate for object 2016ijk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7260 [ 2016TNSTR1024....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-09 09:32:25
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: SN 2016ijk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16car
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:29:04.620 (22.26925) DEC = +40:21:49.36 (40.363711)
Discovery date: 2016-12-05 22:37:55 (JD=2457728.4429977)


Remarks: candidate SN in outskirts of galaxy 2MASX J01290449+4021466

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-05 22:37:55
Flux: 18.68 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-31 01:56:38
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/2016ijk