Discovery certificate for object 2016ghj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5301 [ 2016TNSTR.680....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-15 12:42:22
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 2016ghj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bhb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:04:15.920 (331.066333) DEC = -52:38:03.26 (-52.634239)
Discovery date: 2016-09-12 22:10:33 (JD=2457644.4239931)


Remarks: blue transient near galaxy APMUKS(BJ) B220059.04-525237.2

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-12 22:10:33
Flux: 18.38 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-06 11:48:28
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/2016ghj