Discovery certificate for object 2016fsy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4896 [ 2016TNSTR.630....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-05 11:21:12
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2016fsy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bfb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:43:29.080 (85.871167) DEC = +77:20:24.58 (77.340161)
Discovery date: 2016-09-03 13:14:52 (JD=2457635.0519907)


Remarks: candidate CV, bright blue hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-03 13:14:52
Flux: 16.8 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-26 03:30:14
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/2016fsy