Discovery certificate for object 2016fba
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4366 [ 2016TNSTR.565....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-15 17:18:42
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: AT 2016fba
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bau
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:34:44.200 (203.684167) DEC = -19:48:04.30 (-19.801194)
Discovery date: 2016-08-13 12:54:43 (JD=2457614.0379977)


Remarks: blue transient 9 arcsec from GALEXASC J133444.45-194755.8

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-13 12:54:43
Flux: 18.25 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-10 13:33:35
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/2016fba