Discovery certificate for object 2016hjn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6136 [ 2016TNSTR.821....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-24 13:35:20
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 2016hjn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bnz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:40:17.980 (55.074917) DEC = +49:21:32.15 (49.358931)
Discovery date: 2016-10-17 12:57:36 (JD=2457679.04)


Remarks: 1.3 mag decline in 13th mag blue source over >1yr

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-17 12:57:36
Flux: 13.71 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-05 07:50:52
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/2016hjn