Discovery certificate for object 2016jaj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7452 [ 2016TNSTR1079....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-24 19:46:29
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 2016jaj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16cex
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:03:52.720 (150.969667) DEC = -42:20:17.45 (-42.338181)
Discovery date: 2016-12-22 19:35:02 (JD=2457745.3159954)


Remarks: hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-22 19:35:02
Flux: 18.52 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-26 21:33:07
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/2016jaj