Discovery certificate for object 2016dta
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3382 [ 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 2016dta
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16afh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:58:38.700 (284.66125) DEC = +46:02:07.20 (46.035333)
Discovery date: 2016-02-21 21:17:16 (JD=2457440.3869907)


Remarks: 3 mag outburst in CV candidate GALEX J185838.7+460207 (MASTER J185838.73+460207.2)

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-21 21:17:16
Flux: 17.16 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-11-14 16:06:14
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/2016dta