Discovery certificate for object 2016hjr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6140 [ 2016TNSTR.821....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-24 14:43:57
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 2016hjr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bod
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:26:19.870 (261.582792) DEC = -54:32:45.74 (-54.546039)
Discovery date: 2016-10-12 17:42:43 (JD=2457674.2379977)


Remarks: apparently hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-12 17:42:43
Flux: 18.48 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-07 18:31:40
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/2016hjr