Discovery certificate for object 2016hsu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6425 [ 2016TNSTR.875....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-03 10:28:11
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 2016hsu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bqp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:01:38.240 (240.409333) DEC = -49:17:37.39 (-49.293719)
Discovery date: 2016-10-23 15:54:43 (JD=2457685.1629977)


Remarks: Galactic plane transient close to faint DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-23 15:54:43
Flux: 18.9 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-16 21:57:36
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/2016hsu