Discovery certificate for object 2016ilc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7001 [ 2016TNSTR.948....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-23 19:19:52
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 2016ilc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bxk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:49:31.590 (132.381625) DEC = -23:02:38.58 (-23.04405)
Discovery date: 2016-11-21 03:36:00 (JD=2457713.65)


Remarks: candidate CV, hostless, blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-21 03:36:00
Flux: 17.56 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-17 04:17:45
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/2016ilc