Discovery certificate for object 2016gib
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5321 [ 2016TNSTR.687....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-17 23:21:17
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 2016gib
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bhq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:09:50.690 (122.461208) DEC = +38:06:28.51 (38.107919)
Discovery date: 2016-09-16 01:26:24 (JD=2457647.56)


Remarks: transient near galaxy SDSS J080950.80+380625.0

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-16 01:26:24
Flux: 18.88 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-06 02:48:28
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/2016gib