Discovery certificate for object 2016isx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7232 [ 2016TNSTR1014....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-07 10:58:31
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 2016isx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bzv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:47:14.040 (161.8085) DEC = -56:32:08.88 (-56.5358)
Discovery date: 2016-11-30 13:50:52 (JD=2457723.0769907)


Remarks: candidate CV, blue transient in Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-30 13:50:52
Flux: 18.55 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-20 16:56:38
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/2016isx