Discovery certificate for object 2016ill
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7011 [ 2016TNSTR.953....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-24 11:40:27
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 2016ill
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bxn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:27:51.170 (186.963208) DEC = +01:38:21.80 (1.639389)
Discovery date: 2016-11-22 06:47:31 (JD=2457714.7829977)


Remarks: blue hostless transient, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-22 06:47:31
Flux: 18.95 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-08 18:08:38
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/2016ill