Discovery certificate for object 2016dbx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 2912 [ 2016TNSTR.480....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-21 10:13:36
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 2016dbx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16aat
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:24:50.100 (246.20875) DEC = +65:41:01.10 (65.683639)
Discovery date: 2016-01-22 03:38:52 (JD=2457409.6519907)


Remarks: long-term rise on a blue star seen in DSS2 and Galex

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-22 03:38:52
Flux: 19.36 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-10-18 22:53:45
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/2016dbx