Discovery certificate for object 2016iow
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7114 [ 2016TNSTR.970....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-29 10:43:23
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 2016iow
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16byo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:20:31.370 (65.130708) DEC = -38:57:23.33 (-38.956481)
Discovery date: 2016-11-02 14:48:28 (JD=2457695.1169907)


Remarks: candidate SN near emission-line galaxy 6dFGS gJ042031.9-385729

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-02 14:48:28
Flux: 20.54 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-21 22:49:26
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/2016iow