Discovery certificate for object 2016itx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7262 [ 2016TNSTR1024....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-09 09:39:37
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 2016itx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16cat
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:33:48.900 (203.45375) DEC = -43:24:02.56 (-43.400711)
Discovery date: 2016-12-06 09:17:16 (JD=2457728.8869907)


Remarks: hostless new source, getting fainter

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-06 09:17:16
Flux: 18.83 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-31 06:44:38
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/2016itx