Discovery certificate for object 2016ixg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7363 [ 2016TNSTR1050....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-18 19:54:53
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 2016ixg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16cdg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:25:57.910 (336.491292) DEC = -27:03:43.27 (-27.062019)
Discovery date: 2016-12-16 11:06:43 (JD=2457738.9629977)


Remarks: blue transient on faint DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-16 11:06:43
Flux: 18.96 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-12 17:47:02
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/2016ixg