Discovery certificate for object 2016iyp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7399 [ 2016TNSTR1062....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-20 10:45:29
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 2016iyp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16cds
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:02:49.630 (180.706792) DEC = -54:22:47.06 (-54.379739)
Discovery date: 2016-12-19 07:46:33 (JD=2457741.8239931)


Remarks: blue transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-19 07:46:33
Flux: 16.05 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-02 09:30:14
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/2016iyp