Discovery certificate for object 2016guk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5677 [ 2016TNSTR.749....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-03 11:19:23
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 2016guk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bkf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:43:11.320 (295.797167) DEC = +10:44:17.52 (10.7382)
Discovery date: 2016-09-24 23:22:33 (JD=2457656.4739931)


Remarks: 0.6 mag increase in star close to Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-24 23:22:33
Flux: 18.94 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-28 11:12:28
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/2016guk