Discovery certificate for object 2016fsd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4875 [ 2016TNSTR.627....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-04 16:24:50
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 2016fsd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16beh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:43:52.330 (25.968042) DEC = +57:46:13.40 (57.770389)
Discovery date: 2016-08-31 15:28:48 (JD=2457632.145)


Remarks: hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-31 15:28:48
Flux: 18.69 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-05 15:44:38
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/2016fsd