Discovery certificate for object 2016ivy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7321 [ 2016TNSTR1042....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-15 19:40:26
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 2016ivy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16ccn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:32:30.430 (278.126792) DEC = -68:21:51.59 (-68.364331)
Discovery date: 2016-12-14 02:21:07 (JD=2457736.5979977)


Remarks: candidate SN, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-14 02:21:07
Flux: 18.86 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-30 23:41:16
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/2016ivy