Discovery certificate for object 2016iyt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7403

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-20 10:56:43
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 2016iyt
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16cdw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:53:18.210 (163.325875) DEC = -08:02:20.40 (-8.039)
Discovery date: 2016-11-21 03:00:00 (JD=2457713.625)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J10531778-0802113

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-21 03:00:00
Flux: 20.01 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-02 01:43:40
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/2016iyt