Discovery certificate for object 2016ivj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7305 [ 2016TNSTR1042....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-15 08:55:50
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 2016ivj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16cby
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:09:49.440 (17.456) DEC = +34:59:12.95 (34.986931)
Discovery date: 2016-12-03 10:30:43 (JD=2457725.9379977)


Remarks: candidate SN in outskirts of galaxy SDSS J010949.22+345914.8

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-03 10:30:43
Flux: 19.93 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-29 15:46:04
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/2016ivj