Discovery certificate for object 1999bs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4278 [ 2016TNSTR.555....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-12 20:32:42
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: SN 1999bs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16azz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:01:48.800 (270.453333) DEC = +07:00:49.40 (7.013722)
Discovery date: 2016-08-10 12:23:02 (JD=2457611.0159954)


Remarks: blue transient at location of V* V2561 Oph -- Dwarf Nova

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-10 12:23:02
Flux: 17.73 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-31 20:03:50
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/1999bs