Discovery certificate for object 2016dqy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3320 [ 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 2016dqy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16adr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:55:52.800 (13.97) DEC = -21:51:59.70 (-21.866583)
Discovery date: 2016-02-13 01:13:26 (JD=2457431.5509954)


Remarks: faint transient close to galaxy core

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-13 01:13:26
Flux: 18.9 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-02-04 21:04:19
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/2016dqy