Discovery certificate for object 2016dtc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3384 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 11:13:05
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 2016dtc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16aga
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:41:44.900 (220.437083) DEC = -05:07:06.20 (-5.118389)
Discovery date: 2016-02-25 06:28:48 (JD=2457443.77)


Remarks: blue hostless transient. Seen before in CSS, so candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-25 06:28:48
Flux: 17.01 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-02-01 12:27:21
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/2016dtc