Discovery certificate for object 2016iww
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7351 [ 2016TNSTR1048....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-17 18:00:18
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 2016iww
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16ccv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:41:30.850 (175.378542) DEC = -09:33:42.48 (-9.5618)
Discovery date: 2016-12-15 19:01:55 (JD=2457738.2929977)


Remarks: blue transient close to faint DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-15 19:01:55
Flux: 18.58 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-23 02:52:48
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/2016iww