Discovery certificate for object 2016fsx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4895 [ 2016TNSTR.630....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-05 11:03:09
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 2016fsx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bfa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:09:24.780 (227.35325) DEC = -67:26:05.39 (-67.434831)
Discovery date: 2016-09-02 16:30:43 (JD=2457634.1879977)


Remarks: >0.5 mag brightening in uncatalogued faint DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-02 16:30:43
Flux: 18.98 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-09 23:00:57
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/2016fsx