Discovery certificate for object 2016dpk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3267 [ 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 2016dpk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16abq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:14:46.500 (258.69375) DEC = +06:23:03.00 (6.384167)
Discovery date: 2016-01-15 16:24:57 (JD=2457403.1839931)


Remarks: previously discovered in CRTS (2011) as a candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-15 16:24:57
Flux: 18.88 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-01-15 12:10:04
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/2016dpk