Discovery certificate for object 2016itg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7243 [ 2016TNSTR1014....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-07 22:39:30
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 2016itg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16cad
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:25:08.810 (201.286708) DEC = -19:46:10.88 (-19.769689)
Discovery date: 2016-12-03 01:03:21 (JD=2457725.5439931)


Remarks: candidate SN near Emission-line galaxy ESO 576-51

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-03 01:03:21
Flux: 18.8 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-02 20:51:21
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/2016itg