Discovery certificate for object 2016ibc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6704 [ 2016TNSTR.917....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-14 13:56:53
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 2016ibc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bsx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:43:58.900 (280.995417) DEC = -22:39:51.59 (-22.664331)
Discovery date: 2016-11-06 04:32:09 (JD=2457698.6889931)


Remarks: relatively blue transient, close to galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-06 04:32:09
Flux: 18.22 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-16 10:36:28
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/2016ibc