Discovery certificate for object 2016hcv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5925 [ 2016TNSTR.789....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-12 13:46:03
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 2016hcv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bmq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:22:07.460 (245.531083) DEC = -69:51:52.92 (-69.8647)
Discovery date: 2016-10-09 17:28:19 (JD=2457671.2279977)


Remarks: apparently hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-09 17:28:19
Flux: 18.36 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-03 22:35:02
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/2016hcv