Discovery certificate for object 2016gus
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5687 [ 2016TNSTR.749....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-03 14:25:36
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 2016gus
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bkp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:21:46.900 (110.445417) DEC = -65:49:21.11 (-65.822531)
Discovery date: 2016-10-01 15:11:31 (JD=2457663.1329977)


Remarks: blue transient near galaxy 6dFGS gJ072147.4-654916

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-01 15:11:31
Flux: 18.82 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-25 11:39:50
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/2016gus