Discovery certificate for object 2016gkq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5392 [ 2016TNSTR.701....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-22 12:23:00
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 2016gkq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bjk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:35:37.960 (323.908167) DEC = -36:46:34.75 (-36.776319)
Discovery date: 2016-09-20 04:27:50 (JD=2457651.6859954)


Remarks: brightening of UV source GALEXASC J213537.95-364634.1

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-20 04:27:50
Flux: 18.99 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-03 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/2016gkq