Discovery certificate for object 2016duw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3439 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 11:16:15
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 2016duw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16aid
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:10:57.500 (122.739583) DEC = +27:15:12.50 (27.253472)
Discovery date: 2016-03-14 13:22:04 (JD=2457462.0569907)


Remarks: Candidate CV. Followup suggests it is actually a known asteroid, Botolphia (with incorrect position)

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-03-14 13:22:04
Flux: 14.07 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-10-30 20:05:16
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/2016duw