Discovery certificate for object 2016dpq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3275 [ 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 2016dpq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16abi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:52:40.600 (58.169167) DEC = +69:09:44.70 (69.162417)
Discovery date: 2016-01-19 20:55:40 (JD=2457407.3719907)


Remarks: blue hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-19 20:55:40
Flux: 18.25 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-12-07 00:14:24
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/2016dpq