Discovery certificate for object 2016dsj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3363 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 11:00:07
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2016dsj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16afy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:13:35.200 (273.396667) DEC = +31:44:17.60 (31.738222)
Discovery date: 2016-02-24 23:19:40.000 (JD=2457443.4719907)


Remarks: 1 mag rise in BL Lac 7C 181142.79+314318.00

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-24 23:19:40.000
Flux: 15.7 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-10-12 04:20:38
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/2016dsj