Discovery certificate for object 2016fri
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4852 [ 2016TNSTR.623....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-03 20:22:37
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 2016fri
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bdp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:48:54.800 (177.228333) DEC = -55:06:01.62 (-55.10045)
Discovery date: 2016-08-27 16:30:43 (JD=2457628.1879977)


Remarks: source brightens by ~0.6 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-27 16:30:43
Flux: 18.57 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-21 11:34:04
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/2016fri