Discovery certificate for object 2016itk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7248 [ 2016TNSTR1020....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-08 09:35:28
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 2016itk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16cag
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:22:59.110 (215.746292) DEC = +37:08:19.18 (37.138661)
Discovery date: 2016-12-03 12:08:38 (JD=2457726.0059954)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy MCG+06-32-016, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-03 12:08:38
Flux: 18.54 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-10 12:01:26
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/2016itk