Discovery certificate for object 2016eye
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4280

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-12 20:37:53
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 2016eye
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bab
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:57:02.300 (284.259583) DEC = +16:05:34.90 (16.093028)
Discovery date: 2016-08-10 02:26:52 (JD=2457610.6019907)


Remarks: hostless blue transient in Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-10 02:26:52
Flux: 17.93 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-06 02:24:00
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/2016eye