Discovery certificate for object 2016jbq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7487 [ 2016TNSTR1086....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-26 17:27:49
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 2016jbq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16cfn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:27:37.110 (141.904625) DEC = -19:15:34.38 (-19.25955)
Discovery date: 2016-12-24 19:17:45 (JD=2457747.3039931)


Remarks: candidate CV, existing DSS source brightened by over 2.5 mag and got bluer

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-24 19:17:45
Flux: 15.11 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-06-26 01:24:57
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/2016jbq