Discovery certificate for object 2016jgd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7622 [ 2016TNSTR1109....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-31 17:10:23
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 2016jgd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16cgi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:37:24.850 (339.353542) DEC = -38:36:50.47 (-38.614019)
Discovery date: 2016-12-29 15:11:31 (JD=2457752.1329977)


Remarks: candidate PSN MASTER OT J223724.76-383650.4 19.26 arcsec from nucleus of galaxy LCRS B223431.3-3852

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-29 15:11:31
Flux: 18.19 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-14 10:59:31
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/2016jgd