Discovery certificate for object 2016hfn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6001 [ 2016TNSTR.799....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-17 15:17:22
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 2016hfn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bni
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:04:46.120 (181.192167) DEC = -50:39:15.48 (-50.6543)
Discovery date: 2016-10-13 16:55:12 (JD=2457675.205)


Remarks: transient near galaxy 2MASX J12044518-5039100

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-13 16:55:12
Flux: 18.99 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-27 18:27:21
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/2016hfn