Discovery certificate for object 2016dug
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3419 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 11:14:35
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 2016dug
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16ahu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:58:29.200 (119.621667) DEC = -05:04:58.50 (-5.082917)
Discovery date: 2016-03-08 18:48:57 (JD=2457456.2839931)


Remarks: CV candidate? Fast rising, but close to faint extended source in DSS

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-03-08 18:48:57
Flux: 18.33 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-11-06 02:28:19
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/2016dug