Discovery certificate for object 2016fpw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4874 [ 2016TNSTR.627....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-04 16:18:27
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 2016fpw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16beg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:52:34.550 (28.143958) DEC = +47:04:51.67 (47.081019)
Discovery date: 2016-09-01 01:53:45 (JD=2457632.5789931)


Remarks: hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-01 01:53:45
Flux: 18.52 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-06 15:43:12
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/2016fpw