Discovery certificate for object 2016dtk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3394 [ 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 2016dtk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16agv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:34:47.500 (83.697917) DEC = -05:57:57.00 (-5.965833)
Discovery date: 2016-02-29 13:03:21 (JD=2457448.0439931)


Remarks: > 1 mag decline in YSO YY Ori (Herbig Ae/Be star)

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-29 13:03:21
Flux: 14.32 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-10-10 14:48:28
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/2016dtk