Discovery certificate for object 2016ior
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7108 [ 2016TNSTR.970....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-29 10:36:15
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 2016ior
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16byi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:50:13.610 (252.556708) DEC = +39:20:26.34 (39.34065)
Discovery date: 2016-11-25 17:39:50 (JD=2457718.2359954)


Remarks: Blue transient on faint galaxy SDSS J165013.65+392026.1 (historic brightening in CSS)

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-25 17:39:50
Flux: 18.69 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-31 11:32:38
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/2016ior