Discovery certificate for object 2016itz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7264 [ 2016TNSTR1024....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-09 09:46:42
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 2016itz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16cav
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:09:24.510 (197.352125) DEC = +56:47:23.86 (56.789961)
Discovery date: 2016-12-07 05:57:07 (JD=2457729.7479977)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy 2MASX J13092467+5647244, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia at t=-7

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-07 05:57:07
Flux: 18.39 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-05 18:17:16
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/2016itz