Discovery certificate for object 2016itu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7258 [ 2016TNSTR1020....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-08 16:29:52
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 2016itu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16cap
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:15:12.800 (198.803333) DEC = -57:37:32.12 (-57.625589)
Discovery date: 2016-12-05 13:45:07 (JD=2457728.0729977)


Remarks: candidate CV near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-05 13:45:07
Flux: 18.06 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-20 05:18:14
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/2016itu