Discovery certificate for object 2016iby
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6728 [ 2016TNSTR.920....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-15 11:49:33
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 2016iby
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16btv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:36:37.780 (309.157417) DEC = -28:30:26.39 (-28.507331)
Discovery date: 2016-11-09 16:14:52 (JD=2457702.1769907)


Remarks: >1.5 mag increase in QSO CGRaBS J2036-2830

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-09 16:14:52
Flux: 18.32 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-20 00:27:21
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/2016iby