Discovery certificate for object 2016iuf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7271 [ 2016TNSTR1024....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-09 21:19:55
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 2016iuf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16cbc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:51:46.230 (27.942625) DEC = +57:07:12.79 (57.120219)
Discovery date: 2016-12-07 10:56:38 (JD=2457729.9559954)


Remarks: hostless transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-07 10:56:38
Flux: 18.83 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-20 18:43:12
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/2016iuf