Discovery certificate for object 2016dtb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3383 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 11:13:05
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2016dtb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16agb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:46:28.900 (311.620417) DEC = +39:42:26.60 (39.707389)
Discovery date: 2016-02-24 20:58:33.000 (JD=2457443.3739931)


Remarks: hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-24 20:58:33.000
Flux: 18.64 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-01-10 05:12:28
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/2016dtb