Discovery certificate for object 2016iyu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7404 [ 2016TNSTR1062....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-20 11:02:00
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 2016iyu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16cdx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:19:13.670 (199.806958) DEC = -63:10:44.04 (-63.1789)
Discovery date: 2016-12-18 13:56:38 (JD=2457741.0809954)


Remarks: red transient in the Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-18 13:56:38
Flux: 18.66 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-06 01:52:19
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/2016iyu