Discovery certificate for object 2016iwz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7355 [ 2016TNSTR1048....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-17 18:06:25
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 2016iwz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16ccz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:17:04.500 (334.26875) DEC = -33:14:36.56 (-33.243489)
Discovery date: 2016-12-16 04:59:31 (JD=2457738.7079977)


Remarks: hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-16 04:59:31
Flux: 18.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-11 03:59:02
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/2016iwz