Discovery certificate for object 2016hst
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6424 [ 2016TNSTR.875....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-03 10:23:30
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 2016hst
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bqo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:39:44.180 (219.934083) DEC = -60:55:39.83 (-60.927731)
Discovery date: 2016-10-23 09:37:26.000 (JD=2457684.9009954)


Remarks: transient in the Galactic plane (and 5 arcmins from Alpha Cen)

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-23 09:37:26.000
Flux: 18.59 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-12 15:40:19
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/2016hst