Discovery certificate for object 2016ioy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7116 [ 2016TNSTR.970....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-29 14:54:21
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 2016ioy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16byq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:32:34.070 (128.141958) DEC = -50:48:38.95 (-50.810819)
Discovery date: 2016-11-27 08:05:16 (JD=2457719.8369907)


Remarks: Gaia source brightens by > 1 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-27 08:05:16
Flux: 18.67 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-22 10:37:55
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/2016ioy