Discovery certificate for object 2016iox
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7115 [ 2016TNSTR.970....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-29 14:36:00
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 2016iox
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16byp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:06:05.870 (256.524458) DEC = +39:43:26.76 (39.7241)
Discovery date: 2016-11-25 05:36:57 (JD=2457717.7339931)


Remarks: candidate cool dwarf star brightens by 0.5 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-25 05:36:57
Flux: 18.94 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-06-15 13:52:19
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/2016iox