Discovery certificate for object 2016iwk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7338 [ 2016TNSTR1045....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-16 09:22:59
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: SN 2016iwk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16ccr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:37:18.690 (174.327875) DEC = +01:20:23.89 (1.339969)
Discovery date: 2016-12-15 00:51:50 (JD=2457737.5359954)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy SDSS J113718.70+012020.4, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia close to max

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-15 00:51:50
Flux: 17.56 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-20 12:59:02
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/2016iwk