Discovery certificate for object 2016gjn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5361 [ 2016TNSTR.693....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-20 09:35:05
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 2016gjn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bip
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:13:31.600 (288.381667) DEC = -12:57:28.30 (-12.957861)
Discovery date: 2016-09-19 11:03:50 (JD=2457650.9609954)


Remarks: candidate CV (or SN?), blue bright hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-19 11:03:50
Flux: 17.02 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-29 15:50:24
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/2016gjn