Discovery certificate for object 2016dtf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3388 [ 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 2016dtf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16agc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:45:58.100 (11.492083) DEC = +26:01:47.00 (26.029722)
Discovery date: 2016-02-25 14:08:09 (JD=2457444.0889931)


Remarks: transient on top of faint SDSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-25 14:08:09
Flux: 17.79 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-02-10 14:08:09
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/2016dtf