Discovery certificate for object 2016gjy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5373 [ 2016TNSTR.697....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-21 14:43:08
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 2016gjy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bix
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:03:09.470 (285.789458) DEC = -09:55:15.53 (-9.920981)
Discovery date: 2016-09-19 11:06:43 (JD=2457650.9629977)


Remarks: candidate CV, hostless blue transient rising near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-19 11:06:43
Flux: 17.59 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-28 17:34:04
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/2016gjy