Discovery certificate for object 2016iln
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7013 [ 2016TNSTR.953....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-24 11:46:31
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 2016iln
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bxp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:22:11.640 (305.5485) DEC = +31:49:06.13 (31.818369)
Discovery date: 2016-11-22 16:58:04 (JD=2457715.2069907)


Remarks: faint red Gaia (and SDSS) source brightened by 2 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-22 16:58:04
Flux: 18.31 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-19 17:32:38
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/2016iln