Discovery certificate for object 2016isc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7411 [ 2016TNSTR1066....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-21 10:47:34
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2016isc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16cdz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:06:45.430 (346.689292) DEC = +39:12:51.52 (39.214311)
Discovery date: 2016-11-27 22:40:48 (JD=2457720.445)


Remarks: blue transient on edge of DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-27 22:40:48
Flux: 20.22 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-23 07:36:28
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/2016isc