Discovery certificate for object 2016fsn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4885 [ 2016TNSTR.627....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-04 20:15:19
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 2016fsn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16ber
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:58:43.710 (29.682125) DEC = +24:01:12.97 (24.020269)
Discovery date: 2016-09-01 20:18:14 (JD=2457633.3459954)


Remarks: bright hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-01 20:18:14
Flux: 14.59 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-11 21:57:36
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/2016fsn