Discovery certificate for object 2016ipc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7122 [ 2016TNSTR.970....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-29 15:01:36
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 2016ipc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16byw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:58:53.680 (149.723667) DEC = -47:43:02.28 (-47.7173)
Discovery date: 2016-11-27 19:50:52 (JD=2457720.3269907)


Remarks: candidate CV, hostless blue transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-27 19:50:52
Flux: 18.95 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-19 10:43:40
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/2016ipc