Discovery certificate for object 2016itd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7240 [ 2016TNSTR1014....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-07 16:36:31
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 2016itd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16caa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:18:47.740 (214.698917) DEC = +24:56:27.02 (24.940839)
Discovery date: 2016-12-02 06:17:16 (JD=2457724.7619907)


Remarks: bright nuclear SN candidate in emission line galaxy UGC 9165

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-02 06:17:16
Flux: 16.05 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-17 07:53:45
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/2016itd