Discovery certificate for object 2016drb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3325 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 10:56:32
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2016drb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16adk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:27:26.700 (186.86125) DEC = -44:36:38.30 (-44.610639)
Discovery date: 2016-02-11 11:28:19.000 (JD=2457429.9779977)


Remarks: >1mag brightening

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-11 11:28:19.000
Flux: 19.33 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-12-04 08:26:52
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/2016drb