Discovery certificate for object 2016hnh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6247 [ 2016TNSTR.836....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-27 17:10:38
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 2016hnh
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bpg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:26:35.800 (156.649167) DEC = -49:44:20.98 (-49.739161)
Discovery date: 2016-10-19 03:00:00 (JD=2457680.625)


Remarks: candidate CV, hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-19 03:00:00
Flux: 18.33 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-07 04:43:40
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/2016hnh