Discovery certificate for object 2016itj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7247 [ 2016TNSTR1020....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-08 09:31:13
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 2016itj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16caf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:43:04.200 (10.7675) DEC = +53:17:15.94 (53.287761)
Discovery date: 2016-12-03 16:49:26 (JD=2457726.2009954)


Remarks: candidate CV, blue hostless transient ASASSN-16ms

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-03 16:49:26
Flux: 17.4 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-17 06:27:21
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/2016itj