Discovery certificate for object 2016iot
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7110 [ 2016TNSTR.970....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-29 10:38:39
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 2016iot
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16byk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:38:51.200 (249.713333) DEC = +39:48:51.73 (39.814369)
Discovery date: 2016-11-26 05:42:43 (JD=2457718.7379977)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy SDSS J163851.22+394851.5, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia at t=-7

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-26 05:42:43
Flux: 16.69 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-01 05:34:04
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/2016iot