Discovery certificate for object 2016dxn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3519 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 11:20:21
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 2016dxn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16aly
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:40:34.000 (100.141667) DEC = +09:48:29.10 (9.808083)
Discovery date: 2016-04-27 06:41:45 (JD=2457505.7789931)


Remarks: Young star in open cluster NGC2264 fading by 0.6 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-04-27 06:41:45
Flux: 18.95 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-10-31 00:46:04
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/2016dxn