Discovery certificate for object 2016ggy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5289 [ 2016TNSTR.679....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-14 11:32:55
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 2016ggy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bgp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:10:08.390 (272.534958) DEC = -41:49:47.06 (-41.829739)
Discovery date: 2016-09-11 10:45:07 (JD=2457642.9479977)


Remarks: blue, hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-11 10:45:07
Flux: 17.16 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-01 06:07:12
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/2016ggy