Discovery certificate for object 2016jgf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7624 [ 2016TNSTR1109....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-12-31 17:15:16
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 2016jgf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16cgk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:38:18.350 (294.576458) DEC = +40:28:45.95 (40.479431)
Discovery date: 2016-12-30 12:28:48 (JD=2457753.02)


Remarks: hostless, blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-30 12:28:48
Flux: 18.93 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-24 12:51:50
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/2016jgf