Discovery certificate for object 2016itn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7251 [ 2016TNSTR1020....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-08 11:33:09
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 2016itn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16caj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:25:14.230 (186.309292) DEC = -58:07:13.48 (-58.120411)
Discovery date: 2016-12-03 13:45:07 (JD=2457726.0729977)


Remarks: transient in Galactic plane near faint DSS2 source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-03 13:45:07
Flux: 18.69 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-20 11:11:02
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/2016itn