Discovery certificate for object 2016iov
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7113 [ 2016TNSTR.970....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-29 10:42:08
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 2016iov
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16byn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:39:40.010 (204.916708) DEC = +05:26:02.62 (5.434061)
Discovery date: 2016-11-26 02:19:40 (JD=2457718.5969907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J133939.73+052559.5

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-26 02:19:40
Flux: 18.86 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-31 07:30:43
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/2016iov