Discovery certificate for object 2016icb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6731 [ 2016TNSTR.920....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-15 11:58:41
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 2016icb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bty
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:48:54.000 (282.225) DEC = -08:06:48.42 (-8.11345)
Discovery date: 2016-11-09 16:45:07 (JD=2457702.1979977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-09 16:45:07
Flux: 16.09 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-18 10:48:00
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/2016icb