Discovery certificate for object 2016dsk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3364 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 11:00:07
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 2016dsk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16afz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:44:32.600 (191.135833) DEC = -23:57:21.00 (-23.955833)
Discovery date: 2016-02-24 17:16:48 (JD=2457443.22)


Remarks: 5 mag rise in CV LSQ 14vr

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-24 17:16:48
Flux: 15.3 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-11-27 14:02:24
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/2016dsk