Discovery certificate for object 2016ghb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5292 [ 2016TNSTR.679....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-14 16:54:11
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 2016ghb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bgs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:13:04.830 (138.270125) DEC = +53:01:46.02 (53.02945)
Discovery date: 2016-09-12 08:54:14 (JD=2457643.8709954)


Remarks: rise in blue source, possible QSO

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-12 08:54:14
Flux: 18.9 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-10-26 19:36:28
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/2016ghb