Discovery certificate for object 2016ghy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5318 [ 2016TNSTR.687....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-17 18:59:06
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2016ghy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bhn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:40:12.530 (280.052208) DEC = -36:56:49.99 (-36.947219)
Discovery date: 2016-09-13 10:46:33.000 (JD=2457644.9489931)


Remarks: transient on smudge in DSS

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-13 10:46:33.000
Flux: 18.84 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-01 18:00:00
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/2016ghy