Discovery certificate for object 2016ggp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5277 [ 2016TNSTR.676....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-13 23:24:27
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: SN 2016ggp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bgd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:32:39.470 (308.164458) DEC = -56:58:36.73 (-56.976869)
Discovery date: 2016-09-10 16:19:12 (JD=2457642.18)


Remarks: candidate CV, hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-10 16:19:12
Flux: 18.27 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-10 06:08:38
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/2016ggp