Discovery certificate for object 2016dqx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3318 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 10:56:32
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 2016dqx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16adt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:02:09.300 (0.53875) DEC = +43:23:21.20 (43.389222)
Discovery date: 2016-02-13 02:22:33 (JD=2457431.5989931)


Remarks: >2 mag brightening

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-13 02:22:33
Flux: 17.02 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-07-25 20:28:19
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/2016dqx