Discovery certificate for object 2016hsz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6430 [ 2016TNSTR.875....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-03 14:28:53
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 2016hsz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bqr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:55:18.740 (13.828083) DEC = +71:05:19.36 (71.088711)
Discovery date: 2016-10-24 18:34:33 (JD=2457686.2739931)


Remarks: blue Galactic plane transient, aka PNV J00551875+7105195

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-24 18:34:33
Flux: 18.48 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-08 14:16:48
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/2016hsz