Discovery certificate for object 2016ihn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6894 [ 2016TNSTR.936....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-20 08:43:15
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 2016ihn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bwd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:04:57.060 (301.23775) DEC = +13:24:53.39 (13.414831)
Discovery date: 2016-11-17 22:49:26 (JD=2457710.4509954)


Remarks: blue hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-17 22:49:26
Flux: 18.53 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-17 17:15:21
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/2016ihn