Discovery certificate for object 2016dyg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3540 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 11:21:42
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 2016dyg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16ama
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:59:57.400 (344.989167) DEC = +62:25:32.20 (62.425611)
Discovery date: 2016-04-26 03:59:02 (JD=2457504.6659954)


Remarks: Variable star showing sudden 1.5 mag decrease. Possible YSO or RCrB candidate

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-04-26 03:59:02
Flux: 18.46 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-11-21 23:45:36
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/2016dyg