Discovery certificate for object 2016gkr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5393 [ 2016TNSTR.701....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-22 13:11:12
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 2016gkr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bjl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:05:23.780 (286.349083) DEC = -03:29:03.77 (-3.484381)
Discovery date: 2016-09-20 17:12:28.000 (JD=2457652.2169907)


Remarks: hostless transient close to galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-20 17:12:28.000
Flux: 18.86 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-27 23:28:19
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/2016gkr