Discovery certificate for object 2016ity
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7263 [ 2016TNSTR1024....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-09 09:43:17
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 2016ity
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16cau
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:39:32.600 (204.885833) DEC = -39:04:05.88 (-39.0683)
Discovery date: 2016-12-07 09:12:57 (JD=2457729.8839931)


Remarks: candidate SN in outskirts of galaxy 6dFGS gJ133933.2-390419, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-07 09:12:57
Flux: 17.69 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-31 12:48:57
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/2016ity