Discovery certificate for object 2016ieh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6793 [ 2016TNSTR.924....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-16 11:46:54
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 2016ieh
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16buo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:53:07.940 (283.283083) DEC = +06:44:08.77 (6.735769)
Discovery date: 2016-10-20 06:50:23 (JD=2457681.7849884)


Remarks: declining bright red transient in the Galactic Plane with strong emission lines

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-20 06:50:23
Flux: 15.54 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-26 03:33:07
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/2016ieh