Discovery certificate for object 2016jbt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7490 [ 2016TNSTR1089....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-27 11:16:19
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 2016jbt
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16cfq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:11:57.170 (317.988208) DEC = +38:18:47.38 (38.313161)
Discovery date: 2016-12-25 10:30:43 (JD=2457747.9379977)


Remarks: blue transient close to extended (?) source in DSS near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-25 10:30:43
Flux: 18.29 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-25 00:37:26
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/2016jbt