Discovery certificate for object 2016hak
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5852 [ 2016TNSTR.776....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-09 20:46:16
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 2016hak
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bmf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:55:54.350 (313.976458) DEC = -38:21:03.96 (-38.3511)
Discovery date: 2016-09-17 16:30:43 (JD=2457649.1879977)


Remarks: rising transient near UV source GALEXASC J205554.46-382106.7

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-17 16:30:43
Flux: 20.29 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-08 05:49:55
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/2016hak