Discovery certificate for object 2016fbn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4381 [ 2016TNSTR.569....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-17 10:09:23
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 2016fbn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16baz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:22:10.800 (65.545) DEC = -06:43:45.60 (-6.729333)
Discovery date: 2016-08-14 09:00:00 (JD=2457614.875)


Remarks: Quasar 3FGL J0422.1-0642 in outburst

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-14 09:00:00
Flux: 15.34 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-23 02:55:40
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/2016fbn