Discovery certificate for object 2016jgm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7633 [ 2017TNSTR...1....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-01 20:02:10
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2016jgm
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17aaa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:37:26.140 (294.358917) DEC = +37:32:12.70 (37.536861)
Discovery date: 2016-12-31 06:27:21.000 (JD=2457753.7689931)


Remarks: blue, hostless transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-12-31 06:27:21.000
Flux: 18.4 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-23 18:51:50
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/2016jgm