Discovery certificate for object 2016iax
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6698 [ 2016TNSTR.917....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-14 12:17:36
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2016iax
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bsr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:19:39.080 (274.912833) DEC = -16:43:02.60 (-16.717389)
Discovery date: 2016-11-05 16:39:21 (JD=2457698.1939931)


Remarks: Young Stellar Object candidate (SSTGLMC G014.4859-00.7634) dims by 0.5 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-05 16:39:21
Flux: 18.33 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-18 16:37:55
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/2016iax