Discovery certificate for object 2016izu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7436 [ 2016TNSTR1078....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-23 09:59:57
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 2016izu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16ceo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:06:46.970 (151.695708) DEC = -06:20:29.04 (-6.3414)
Discovery date: 2016-12-21 01:00:28 (JD=2457743.5419907)


Remarks: hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-21 01:00:28
Flux: 18.76 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-19 13:23:31
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/2016izu