Discovery certificate for object 2016git
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5341 [ 2016TNSTR.689....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-19 13:22:02
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 2016git
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bik
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:50:38.640 (282.661) DEC = -15:32:08.16 (-15.5356)
Discovery date: 2016-09-17 23:03:50 (JD=2457649.4609954)


Remarks: candidate CV, hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-17 23:03:50
Flux: 18.46 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-28 17:39:50
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/2016git