Discovery certificate for object 2016dph
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3264 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 10:37:58
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 2016dph
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16abv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:04:24.800 (91.103333) DEC = +54:07:28.70 (54.124639)
Discovery date: 2016-01-30 10:39:21 (JD=2457417.9439931)


Remarks: Outburst on an old source, previous outbursts seen as well, blue, probable CV.

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-30 10:39:21
Flux: 17.62 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-03-02 12:37:26
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/2016dph