Discovery certificate for object 2016hkw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6177 [ 2016TNSTR.827....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-25 16:38:30
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2016hkw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bov
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:26:33.870 (291.641125) DEC = +16:02:20.26 (16.038961)
Discovery date: 2016-10-19 19:03:21 (JD=2457681.2939931)


Remarks: rising transient near very faint SDSS galaxy SDSS J192633.84+160220.5 (behind our Galactic plane)

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-19 19:03:21
Flux: 17.7 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-24 23:24:00
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/2016hkw