Discovery certificate for object 2016drg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3330 [ 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 2016drg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16adh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:38:27.000 (9.6125) DEC = +25:09:25.00 (25.156944)
Discovery date: 2016-02-11 02:00:57 (JD=2457429.5839931)


Remarks: large (>3 mag) flare on blue star (CV?). Spectroscopically classified CV, SDSS J003827.04+250925.0

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-11 02:00:57
Flux: 16.43 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-08-18 13:00:28
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/2016drg