Discovery certificate for object 2016gyq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5801 [ 2016TNSTR.769....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-07 17:39:17
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 2016gyq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bls
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:33:30.960 (323.379) DEC = -20:31:36.88 (-20.526911)
Discovery date: 2016-10-06 10:52:19 (JD=2457667.9529977)


Remarks: blue transient near galaxy 2MASX J21333118-2031363

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-06 10:52:19
Flux: 17.47 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-27 06:28:48
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/2016gyq