Discovery certificate for object 2016gpd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5519 [ 2016TNSTR.719....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-26 11:48:57
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 2016gpd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bkb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:32:52.760 (323.219833) DEC = -28:54:37.91 (-28.910531)
Discovery date: 2016-09-23 16:36:28 (JD=2457655.1919907)


Remarks: rising blue hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-23 16:36:28
Flux: 18.54 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-06-24 03:28:48
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/2016gpd