Discovery certificate for object 2016dxb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3506 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 11:19:08
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2016dxb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16akn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:59:44.700 (314.93625) DEC = -51:05:24.40 (-51.090111)
Discovery date: 2016-04-07 16:40:47.000 (JD=2457486.1949884)


Remarks: >4mag outburst of a source with previously known outbursts in CRTS and ASAS. Candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-04-07 16:40:47.000
Flux: 15.52 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-03-18 00:25:55
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/2016dxb