Discovery certificate for object 2016dwp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3494 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 11:19:08
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 2016dwp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16akz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:19:44.300 (79.934583) DEC = +42:48:55.00 (42.815278)
Discovery date: 2016-04-13 01:12:00 (JD=2457491.55)


Remarks: Hostless blue transient, possible CV or SN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-04-13 01:12:00
Flux: 18.04 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-01-28 22:20:38
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/2016dwp