Discovery certificate for object 2016iyr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7401 [ 2016TNSTR1062....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-20 10:50:36
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 2016iyr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16cdu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:33:37.890 (173.407875) DEC = -42:14:54.24 (-42.2484)
Discovery date: 2016-12-19 01:33:36 (JD=2457741.565)


Remarks: faint transient near possible DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-19 01:33:36
Flux: 18.84 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-29 09:21:36
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/2016iyr