Discovery certificate for object 2016ggw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5287 [ 2016TNSTR.679....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-14 11:17:53
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 2016ggw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bgn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:11:30.450 (332.876875) DEC = -56:19:36.70 (-56.326861)
Discovery date: 2016-09-11 04:07:40 (JD=2457642.6719907)


Remarks: transient near galaxy 6dFGS gJ221130.6-561940

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-11 04:07:40
Flux: 18.35 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-09 11:52:48
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/2016ggw