Discovery certificate for object 2016fsf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4877 [ 2016TNSTR.627....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-04 16:29:26
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 2016fsf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bej
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:22:54.370 (200.726542) DEC = +62:30:48.89 (62.513581)
Discovery date: 2016-09-01 12:37:26 (JD=2457633.0259954)


Remarks: blue transient near galaxy SDSS J132254.51+623050.6

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-01 12:37:26
Flux: 18.15 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-20 02:52:48
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/2016fsf