Discovery certificate for object 2016dxo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3520 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 11:20:21
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 2016dxo
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16alz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:55:01.300 (283.755417) DEC = +01:38:56.90 (1.649139)
Discovery date: 2016-04-26 17:22:33.000 (JD=2457505.2239931)


Remarks: 0.3 mag increase in reddened source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-04-26 17:22:33.000
Flux: 17.62 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-09-11 16:10:33
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/2016dxo