Discovery certificate for object 2016had
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5842 [ 2016TNSTR.776....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-09 20:15:25
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 2016had
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16blv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:53:15.040 (163.312667) DEC = -64:44:53.81 (-64.748281)
Discovery date: 2016-10-06 21:10:04 (JD=2457668.3819907)


Remarks: faint hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-06 21:10:04
Flux: 18.94 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-02 18:17:16
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/2016had