Discovery certificate for object 2016iwx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7353 [ 2016TNSTR1048....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-17 18:03:44
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 2016iwx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16ccx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:01:01.400 (330.255833) DEC = -40:15:27.25 (-40.257569)
Discovery date: 2016-11-09 05:42:43 (JD=2457701.7379977)


Remarks: declining candidate SN, near galaxy MRSS 344-133839

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-09 05:42:43
Flux: 17.22 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-03 12:14:24
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/2016iwx