Discovery certificate for object 2016jei
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7568 [ 2016TNSTR1102....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-30 19:07:05
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 2016jei
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16cfw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:27:13.780 (6.807417) DEC = -70:58:30.32 (-70.975089)
Discovery date: 2016-12-27 14:36:57 (JD=2457750.1089931)


Remarks: transient near DSS source (possibly in UV source GALEXASC J002713.66-705829.5)

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-27 14:36:57
Flux: 18.94 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-07 16:32:09
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/2016jei