Discovery certificate for object 2016hkj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6164 [ 2016TNSTR.821....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-24 18:31:09
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 2016hkj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bol
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:30:33.960 (187.6415) DEC = -54:36:25.38 (-54.60705)
Discovery date: 2016-10-12 16:59:31 (JD=2457674.2079977)


Remarks: declining blue hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-12 16:59:31
Flux: 17.96 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-29 00:27:21
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/2016hkj