Discovery certificate for object 2016ihw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6904 [ 2016TNSTR.936....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-20 23:02:49
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 2016ihw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bwn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:01:07.990 (345.283292) DEC = -01:58:04.55 (-1.967931)
Discovery date: 2016-11-19 04:10:33 (JD=2457711.6739931)


Remarks: 3 mag outburst in QSO [VV2006] J230108.0-015804

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-19 04:10:33
Flux: 17.17 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-11 05:05:16
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/2016ihw