Discovery certificate for object 2016duj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3424 [ 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 2016duj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16ahr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:21:57.700 (305.490417) DEC = +21:29:19.40 (21.488722)
Discovery date: 2016-03-05 03:18:43 (JD=2457452.6379977)


Remarks: CV candidate, seen in outburst in MASTER (2014). Long rise time

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-03-05 03:18:43
Flux: 18.12 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-01-02 17:08:09
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/2016duj