Discovery certificate for object 2016itv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7259 [ 2016TNSTR1020....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-08 16:31:36
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 2016itv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16caq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:32:13.810 (203.057542) DEC = -22:37:43.68 (-22.6288)
Discovery date: 2016-12-05 02:54:14 (JD=2457727.6209954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 6dFGS gJ133213.4-223741

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-05 02:54:14
Flux: 18.23 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-30 19:03:21
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/2016itv