Discovery certificate for object 2016ggs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5282 [ 2016TNSTR.679....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-14 10:48:32
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 2016ggs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bgi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:54:54.910 (118.728792) DEC = +53:50:48.48 (53.8468)
Discovery date: 2016-09-11 03:04:19 (JD=2457642.6279977)


Remarks: transient near galaxy NVSS J075454+535046

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-11 03:04:19
Flux: 17.87 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-08 09:04:19
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/2016ggs