Discovery certificate for object 2016fqq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4832 [ 2016TNSTR.620....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-02 16:57:15
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 2016fqq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bcx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:47:20.860 (191.836917) DEC = -17:30:55.19 (-17.515331)
Discovery date: 2016-08-16 00:46:04 (JD=2457616.5319907)


Remarks: blue transient rising near GALEXASC J124720.96-173053.8

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-16 00:46:04
Flux: 17.54 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-08 01:35:02
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/2016fqq