Discovery certificate for object 2016iqf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7156 [ 2016TNSTR.975....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-30 19:34:07
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 2016iqf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bzd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:39:38.290 (339.909542) DEC = +52:41:20.51 (52.689031)
Discovery date: 2016-11-29 16:53:45 (JD=2457722.2039931)


Remarks: blue hostless transient in Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-29 16:53:45
Flux: 18.39 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-19 19:55:12
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/2016iqf