Discovery certificate for object 2016itq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7254 [ 2016TNSTR1020....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-08 16:23:49
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 2016itq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16cal
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:32:30.300 (218.12625) DEC = +65:23:58.13 (65.399481)
Discovery date: 2016-12-04 23:45:36 (JD=2457727.49)


Remarks: candidate SN on faint DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-04 23:45:36
Flux: 17.86 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-02 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/2016itq