Discovery certificate for object 2016ixe
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7361 [ 2016TNSTR1050....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-18 19:49:53
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 2016ixe
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16cde
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:12:27.390 (168.114125) DEC = -06:28:56.06 (-6.482239)
Discovery date: 2016-12-17 00:59:02 (JD=2457739.5409954)


Remarks: blue transient near centre of DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-17 00:59:02
Flux: 18.99 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-21 08:55:40
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/2016ixe