Discovery certificate for object 2016hjq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6139 [ 2016TNSTR.821....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-24 14:26:58
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 2016hjq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16boc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:10:36.440 (272.651833) DEC = -50:08:52.87 (-50.148019)
Discovery date: 2016-10-12 16:06:14 (JD=2457674.1709954)


Remarks: candidate CV, hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-12 16:06:14
Flux: 18.93 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-09 18:30:14
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/2016hjq