Discovery certificate for object 2016gkp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5391 [ 2016TNSTR.701....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-22 11:54:53
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 2016gkp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bjj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:28:31.520 (67.131333) DEC = -32:28:56.03 (-32.482231)
Discovery date: 2016-09-20 15:04:19.000 (JD=2457652.1279977)


Remarks: new blue source near galaxy GALEXASC J042831.30-322857.7

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-20 15:04:19.000
Flux: 18.65 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-19 21:12:57
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/2016gkp