Discovery certificate for object 2016izq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7431 [ 2016TNSTR1071....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-22 23:01:16
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 2016izq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16cej
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:52:03.000 (178.0125) DEC = -60:07:40.87 (-60.128019)
Discovery date: 2016-12-20 07:50:52 (JD=2457742.8269907)


Remarks: hostless, blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-20 07:50:52
Flux: 18.21 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-02 21:37:26
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/2016izq