Discovery certificate for object 2016iyk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7394 [ 2016TNSTR1055....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-19 17:42:34
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 2016iyk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16cdn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:41:06.400 (160.276667) DEC = +06:31:42.89 (6.528581)
Discovery date: 2016-12-17 18:47:31 (JD=2457740.2829977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy AGC 203753

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-17 18:47:31
Flux: 17.99 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-17 14:55:40
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/2016iyk