Discovery certificate for object 2016drf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3329 [ 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 2016drf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16adg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:20:05.000 (350.020833) DEC = -71:56:36.20 (-71.943389)
Discovery date: 2016-02-09 00:20:09 (JD=2457427.5139931)


Remarks: apparently hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-09 00:20:09
Flux: 18.51 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-01-26 02:08:09
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/2016drf