Discovery certificate for object 2016ifg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6824 [ 2016TNSTR.928....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-17 19:31:37
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 2016ifg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bvn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:52:33.440 (283.139333) DEC = +14:27:51.95 (14.464431)
Discovery date: 2016-11-16 05:03:50 (JD=2457708.7109954)


Remarks: transient on DSS smudge near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-16 05:03:50
Flux: 18.26 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-21 11:08:09
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/2016ifg