Discovery certificate for object 2016gle
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5410 [ 2016TNSTR.707....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-23 11:54:02
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 2016gle
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bjr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:29:52.130 (307.467208) DEC = -20:17:24.11 (-20.290031)
Discovery date: 2016-09-21 16:49:26.000 (JD=2457653.2009954)


Remarks: blue hostless transient, previous outburst seen in CRTS

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-21 16:49:26.000
Flux: 18.44 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-04 15:50:24
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/2016gle