Discovery certificate for object 2016hrf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6380 [ 2016TNSTR.859....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-01 11:50:35
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 2016hrf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bpw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:57:49.450 (284.456042) DEC = +21:07:34.00 (21.126111)
Discovery date: 2016-10-21 23:18:14 (JD=2457683.4709954)


Remarks: blue hostless transient near SDSS star

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-21 23:18:14
Flux: 18.72 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-13 06:41:45
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/2016hrf