Discovery certificate for object 2016jbf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7475 [ 2016TNSTR1083....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-25 12:00:54
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 2016jbf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16cfa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:46:48.250 (326.701042) DEC = +48:27:47.52 (48.4632)
Discovery date: 2016-12-23 16:40:47 (JD=2457746.1949884)


Remarks: transient near galactic plane on faint SDSS star

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-23 16:40:47
Flux: 18.09 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-27 18:40:19
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/2016jbf