Discovery certificate for object 2016iqg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7157 [ 2016TNSTR.975....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-30 19:43:09
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 2016iqg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bze
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:40:34.390 (190.143292) DEC = -21:13:26.83 (-21.224119)
Discovery date: 2016-11-28 19:06:14 (JD=2457721.2959954)


Remarks: hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-28 19:06:14
Flux: 18.94 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-26 00:57:36
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/2016iqg