Discovery certificate for object 2016dpw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3285 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 10:43:45
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 2016dpw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16acy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:59:36.600 (194.9025) DEC = -38:06:23.70 (-38.106583)
Discovery date: 2016-02-09 17:19:40 (JD=2457428.2219907)


Remarks: sharp rise and decline on a blue star, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-09 17:19:40
Flux: 17.22 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-07-26 11:49:55
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/2016dpw