Discovery certificate for object 2016iub
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7266 [ 2016TNSTR1024....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-09 09:53:14
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 2016iub
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16cax
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:35:21.490 (158.839542) DEC = +88:07:41.63 (88.128231)
Discovery date: 2016-12-06 17:28:19 (JD=2457729.2279977)


Remarks: candidate SN/CV near faint DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-06 17:28:19
Flux: 18.8 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-29 14:16:48
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/2016iub