Discovery certificate for object 2016ivk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7306 [ 2016TNSTR1042....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-15 08:59:06
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2016ivk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16cbz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:25:57.930 (171.491375) DEC = +33:46:05.81 (33.768281)
Discovery date: 2016-12-12 18:20:09 (JD=2457735.2639931)


Remarks: candidate SN in starforming galaxy SDSS J112557.58+334607.3

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-12 18:20:09
Flux: 18.95 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-12 00:41:45
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/2016ivk