Discovery certificate for object 2016izw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7438 [ 2016TNSTR1078....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-23 10:08:16
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 2016izw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16ceq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:57:41.200 (149.421667) DEC = -03:12:46.15 (-3.212819)
Discovery date: 2016-12-21 14:45:36 (JD=2457744.115)


Remarks: rising candidate SN, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-21 14:45:36
Flux: 17.74 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-18 15:11:31
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/2016izw