Discovery certificate for object 2016drd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3327 [ 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 2016drd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16adi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:44:13.500 (191.05625) DEC = +59:36:10.10 (59.602806)
Discovery date: 2016-02-10 21:44:38 (JD=2457429.4059954)


Remarks: transient flare from star/galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-10 21:44:38
Flux: 18.38 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-10-25 11:12:28
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/2016drd