Discovery certificate for object 2016gps
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5535 [ 2016TNSTR.723....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-27 09:43:08
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 2016gps
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bke
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:13:23.980 (123.349917) DEC = +04:10:08.04 (4.1689)
Discovery date: 2016-09-24 03:43:12 (JD=2457655.655)


Remarks: blue transient near galaxy SDSS J081323.81+041009.1

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-24 03:43:12
Flux: 18.76 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-01 20:18:14
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/2016gps