Discovery certificate for object 2016dsv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3375 [ 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 2016dsv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16afm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:55:12.700 (28.802917) DEC = +03:12:20.20 (3.205611)
Discovery date: 2016-02-22 13:37:55 (JD=2457441.0679977)


Remarks: blue transient (possible uncatalogued faint source visible in SDSS image)

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-22 13:37:55
Flux: 18.81 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-02-03 19:46:33
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/2016dsv