Discovery certificate for object 2016fsb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4871 [ 2016TNSTR.627....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-04 13:06:28
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 2016fsb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bee
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:31:45.840 (202.941) DEC = -70:25:36.88 (-70.426911)
Discovery date: 2016-08-31 10:26:24 (JD=2457631.935)


Remarks: candidate CV, hostless blue transient on the rise

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-31 10:26:24
Flux: 18.91 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-01 04:48:00
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/2016fsb