Discovery certificate for object 2016dvs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3468 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 11:17:56
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 2016dvs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16ajz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:42:30.400 (55.626667) DEC = -29:46:44.50 (-29.779028)
Discovery date: 2016-04-01 13:33:35 (JD=2457480.0649884)


Remarks: Slow rise and colour change at/near centre of a galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-04-01 13:33:35
Flux: 18.14 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-12-28 13:33:35
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/2016dvs