Discovery certificate for object 2016dso
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3368 [ 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 2016dso
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16afv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:47:31.700 (131.882083) DEC = -43:45:53.10 (-43.76475)
Discovery date: 2016-02-23 00:05:45 (JD=2457441.5039931)


Remarks: long-term >4 mag decline in YSO AKARI-IRC-V1 J0847317-434553

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-23 00:05:45
Flux: 19.63 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-03-03 18:50:24
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/2016dso