Discovery certificate for object 2016dtu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3405 [ 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 2016dtu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16agi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:15:53.300 (108.972083) DEC = -32:42:48.20 (-32.713389)
Discovery date: 2016-02-26 06:27:21 (JD=2457444.7689931)


Remarks: blue transient on faint red DSS source, CV candidate

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-02-26 06:27:21
Flux: 18.31 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-01-10 20:39:50
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/2016dtu