Discovery certificate for object 2016itr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7255 [ 2016TNSTR1020....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-08 16:25:10
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 2016itr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16cam
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:27:31.270 (231.880292) DEC = +74:21:59.26 (74.366461)
Discovery date: 2016-12-04 17:35:31 (JD=2457727.2329977)


Remarks: candidate SN near faint extended DSS source GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-04 17:35:31
Flux: 17.03 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-31 01:55:12
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/2016itr