Discovery certificate for object 2016izc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7413 [ 2016TNSTR1066....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-21 10:54:40
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 2016izc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16ceb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:31:17.490 (202.822875) DEC = -70:48:25.38 (-70.80705)
Discovery date: 2016-12-20 02:05:16 (JD=2457742.5869907)


Remarks: blue transient near faint DSS source near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-20 02:05:16
Flux: 18.06 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-06 09:47:31
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/2016izc