Discovery certificate for object 2016gjx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5372 [ 2016TNSTR.697....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-21 14:41:51
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 2016gjx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16biw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:43:24.720 (145.853) DEC = +40:20:26.27 (40.340631)
Discovery date: 2016-09-18 20:58:33 (JD=2457650.3739931)


Remarks: blue transient near galaxy SDSS J094324.59+402022.8

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-18 20:58:33
Flux: 19 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-06-26 02:26:52
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/2016gjx