Discovery certificate for object 2016jbs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7489 [ 2016TNSTR1089....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-27 11:15:13
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 2016jbs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16cfp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:22:08.580 (140.53575) DEC = -09:45:17.57 (-9.754881)
Discovery date: 2016-12-25 14:55:40 (JD=2457748.1219907)


Remarks: candidate SN in the outskirts of galaxy MCG-02-24-017

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-25 14:55:40
Flux: 18.96 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-25 13:07:40
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/2016jbs