Discovery certificate for object 2016gbu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5148 [ 2016TNSTR.645....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-08 12:51:55
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 2016gbu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bfj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:31:18.250 (262.826042) DEC = -65:08:25.19 (-65.140331)
Discovery date: 2016-09-05 22:29:16 (JD=2457637.4369907)


Remarks: blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-05 22:29:16
Flux: 18.45 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-25 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/2016gbu