Discovery certificate for object 2016izz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7441 [ 2016TNSTR1078....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-23 10:15:32
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 2016izz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16cet
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:37:38.290 (324.409542) DEC = -22:18:09.97 (-22.302769)
Discovery date: 2016-12-21 21:24:28 (JD=2457744.3919907)


Remarks: blue transient near galaxy MRSS 531-134909, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-21 21:24:28
Flux: 18.65 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-21 17:13:55
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/2016izz