Discovery certificate for object 2016gjp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5363 [ 2016TNSTR.693....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-20 09:37:38
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 2016gjp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bir
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:49:04.460 (297.268583) DEC = -23:32:52.40 (-23.547889)
Discovery date: 2016-09-18 22:50:52 (JD=2457650.4519907)


Remarks: hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-18 22:50:52
Flux: 18.06 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-02 23:42:43
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/2016gjp