Discovery certificate for object 2016ios
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7109 [ 2016TNSTR.970....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-29 10:37:27
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: SN 2016ios
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16byj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:28:52.640 (187.219333) DEC = -11:38:59.71 (-11.649919)
Discovery date: 2016-11-25 18:57:36 (JD=2457718.29)


Remarks: candidate SN in emission-line galaxy NGC 4484

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-25 18:57:36
Flux: 18.05 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-07 13:40:47
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/2016ios