Discovery certificate for object 2016ilj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7149 [ 2016TNSTR.975....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-30 12:23:27
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 2016ilj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16byz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:55:16.320 (13.818) DEC = +12:19:10.99 (12.319719)
Discovery date: 2016-11-27 22:07:40 (JD=2457720.4219907)


Remarks: candidate SN in the outskirts of galaxy MCG+02-03-012

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-27 22:07:40
Flux: 18.11 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-25 20:15:21
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/2016ilj