Discovery certificate for object 2016ihr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6898 [ 2016TNSTR.936....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-20 08:57:43
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 2016ihr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bwh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:06:10.850 (286.545208) DEC = +18:27:37.15 (18.460319)
Discovery date: 2016-11-17 23:03:50 (JD=2457710.4609954)


Remarks: blue transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-17 23:03:50
Flux: 18.75 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-21 05:12:28
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/2016ihr