Discovery certificate for object 2016gfs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5252 [ 2016TNSTR.669....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-12 20:44:30
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 2016gfs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bfv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:02:58.510 (135.743792) DEC = +62:38:57.91 (62.649419)
Discovery date: 2016-09-08 19:06:14 (JD=2457640.2959954)


Remarks: transient in galaxy SDSS J090258.40+623856.1

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-08 19:06:14
Flux: 18.76 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-07 09:02:52
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/2016gfs