Discovery certificate for object 2016izv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7437 [ 2016TNSTR1078....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-23 10:04:08
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 2016izv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16cep
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:06:45.490 (151.689542) DEC = -06:11:45.89 (-6.196081)
Discovery date: 2016-12-21 01:00:28 (JD=2457743.5419907)


Remarks: blue transient, candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J10064452-0611584

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-21 01:00:28
Flux: 18.36 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-19 09:10:04
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/2016izv