Discovery certificate for object 2016hew
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5980 [ 2016TNSTR.795....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-14 09:51:19
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 2016hew
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bnd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:02:57.050 (180.737708) DEC = -55:28:40.58 (-55.477939)
Discovery date: 2016-10-10 22:55:12 (JD=2457672.455)


Remarks: transient near faint DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-10 22:55:12
Flux: 18.75 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-28 06:23:02
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/2016hew