Discovery certificate for object 2016hmx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6237 [ 2016TNSTR.836....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-27 08:47:27
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 2016hmx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bpa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:09:50.270 (272.459458) DEC = -21:45:43.24 (-21.762011)
Discovery date: 2016-10-18 04:29:16 (JD=2457679.6869907)


Remarks: 1 mag decline in red star in Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-18 04:29:16
Flux: 16.47 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-06 11:47:02
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/2016hmx