Discovery certificate for object 2016ixd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7360 [ 2016TNSTR1050....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-18 19:46:59
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: AT 2016ixd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16cdd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:40:37.320 (340.1555) DEC = -18:37:03.14 (-18.617539)
Discovery date: 2016-12-16 15:30:14 (JD=2457739.1459954)


Remarks: candidate SN in outskirts of galaxy LEDA 3083250

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-16 15:30:14
Flux: 18.43 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-14 23:48:28
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/2016ixd