Discovery certificate for object 2016iaw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6697 [ 2016TNSTR.917....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-14 12:09:01
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 2016iaw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bsq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:44:28.920 (281.1205) DEC = -28:14:23.50 (-28.239861)
Discovery date: 2016-11-05 04:26:24 (JD=2457697.685)


Remarks: blue declining transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-05 04:26:24
Flux: 16.96 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-15 10:32:09
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/2016iaw