Discovery certificate for object 2016ikz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6996 [ 2016TNSTR.948....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-23 19:11:11
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 2016ikz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bxf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:14:06.750 (18.528125) DEC = -12:45:42.88 (-12.761911)
Discovery date: 2016-11-20 21:40:19 (JD=2457713.4029977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J01140661-1245384

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-20 21:40:19
Flux: 17.85 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-12 10:55:12
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/2016ikz