Discovery certificate for object 2016ipz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7148 [ 2016TNSTR.975....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-30 12:21:35
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 2016ipz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16byy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:18:01.750 (334.507292) DEC = +47:35:15.83 (47.587731)
Discovery date: 2016-11-28 04:52:19 (JD=2457720.7029977)


Remarks: hostless transient near Galactic plane, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia at t=-3

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-28 04:52:19
Flux: 17.38 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-18 19:48:00
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/2016ipz