Discovery certificate for object 2016fqj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4823 [ 2016TNSTR.620....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-02 10:30:37
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 2016fqj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bcr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:28:17.330 (172.072208) DEC = -45:05:27.06 (-45.09085)
Discovery date: 2016-08-25 10:35:02 (JD=2457625.9409954)


Remarks: candidate SN near GALEXASC J112818.23-450527.9

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-25 10:35:02
Flux: 18.71 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-07 22:36:28
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/2016fqj