Discovery certificate for object 2016fvm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4972 [ 2016TNSTR.636....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-06 13:36:41
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 2016fvm
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bfi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:37:07.090 (249.279542) DEC = -67:36:54.72 (-67.6152)
Discovery date: 2016-09-04 10:29:16 (JD=2457635.9369907)


Remarks: blue hostless rising transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-04 10:29:16
Flux: 18.12 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-28 16:59:31
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/2016fvm