Discovery certificate for object 2016ipa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7118 [ 2016TNSTR.970....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-29 14:56:49
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 2016ipa
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bys
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:18:07.340 (304.530583) DEC = +50:52:09.88 (50.869411)
Discovery date: 2016-11-27 05:08:09 (JD=2457719.7139931)


Remarks: candidate SN in outskirts of galaxy 2MASX J20180778+5052164

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-27 05:08:09
Flux: 18.93 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-22 19:33:36
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/2016ipa