Discovery certificate for object 2016gwz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5756 [ 2016TNSTR.759....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-05 14:19:03
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 2016gwz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16blh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:51:46.510 (162.943792) DEC = +77:10:55.78 (77.182161)
Discovery date: 2016-10-04 00:46:04 (JD=2457665.5319907)


Remarks: blue transient on very faint smudge in SDSS

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-04 00:46:04
Flux: 18.76 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-03 08:51:21
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/2016gwz