Discovery certificate for object 2016gid
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5324 [ 2016TNSTR.687....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-17 23:28:28
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 2016gid
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bht
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:42:32.410 (220.635042) DEC = +33:44:35.41 (33.743169)
Discovery date: 2016-09-16 00:11:31 (JD=2457647.5079977)


Remarks: blue transient near galaxy MCG+06-32-087

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-16 00:11:31
Flux: 17.7 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-24 12:10:04
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/2016gid