Discovery certificate for object 2016iou
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7111 [ 2016TNSTR.970....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-29 10:39:39
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 2016iou
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16byl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:24:26.610 (21.110875) DEC = -02:08:26.05 (-2.140569)
Discovery date: 2016-11-26 03:50:24 (JD=2457718.66)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy GALEXASC J012426.41-020830.1, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-26 03:50:24
Flux: 17.39 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-25 23:36:57
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/2016iou