Discovery certificate for object 2016ihj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6890 [ 2016TNSTR.933....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-19 18:59:30
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 2016ihj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bwc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:55:30.060 (13.87525) DEC = -25:16:01.96 (-25.267211)
Discovery date: 2016-11-15 15:34:33 (JD=2457708.1489931)


Remarks: possible brightening on a QSO

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-15 15:34:33
Flux: 19.36 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-06-10 09:46:04
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/2016ihj