Discovery certificate for object 2016gjz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5374 [ 2016TNSTR.697....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-21 14:45:35
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 2016gjz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16biy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:22:56.610 (275.735875) DEC = +05:15:34.09 (5.259469)
Discovery date: 2016-09-20 05:24:00 (JD=2457651.725)


Remarks: candidate CV, hostless blue transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-20 05:24:00
Flux: 18.94 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-07 12:23:02
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/2016gjz