Discovery certificate for object 2016dun
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3429 [ 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 2016dun
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16ahk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:00:25.100 (345.104583) DEC = +41:31:18.70 (41.521861)
Discovery date: 2016-03-04 14:39:50 (JD=2457452.1109954)


Remarks: CV candidate, also historic transient CSS131025:230025+413119

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-03-04 14:39:50
Flux: 16.92 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-02-18 02:29:45
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/2016dun