Discovery certificate for object 2016fcb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4400 [ 2016TNSTR.573....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-19 12:56:52
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 2016fcb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bbm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:11:50.100 (152.95875) DEC = -31:56:14.70 (-31.937417)
Discovery date: 2016-08-12 06:04:19 (JD=2457612.7529977)


Remarks: blue transient near 2MASX J10115014-3156091

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-12 06:04:19
Flux: 17.32 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-06-28 19:16:19
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/2016fcb