Discovery certificate for object 2016gyg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5791 [ 2016TNSTR.769....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-07 09:00:25
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 2016gyg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bll
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:44:13.840 (326.057667) DEC = +33:06:26.60 (33.107389)
Discovery date: 2016-10-04 23:45:36 (JD=2457666.49)


Remarks: hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-04 23:45:36
Flux: 18.74 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-17 09:07:12
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/2016gyg