Discovery certificate for object 2016gup
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5682 [ 2016TNSTR.749....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-03 11:31:27
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 2016gup
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bkk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:47:38.550 (296.910625) DEC = +16:13:29.21 (16.224781)
Discovery date: 2016-09-25 23:26:52.000 (JD=2457657.4769907)


Remarks: transient near faint smudge in DSS

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-25 23:26:52.000
Flux: 18.92 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-06-18 10:20:38
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://www.wis-tns.org/object/2016gup