Discovery certificate for object 2016fbh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4374 [ 2016TNSTR.567....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-16 10:59:59
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 2016fbh
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bav
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:26:48.500 (321.702083) DEC = +30:17:41.40 (30.294833)
Discovery date: 2016-08-13 19:20:38 (JD=2457614.3059954)


Remarks: 1 mag brightening in faint source (5 arcsecs north of brighter star)

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-13 19:20:38
Flux: 19.56 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-12 19:13:26
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/2016fbh