Discovery certificate for object 2016dyj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3543 [ 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 2016dyj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16amd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:35:29.800 (308.874167) DEC = +06:36:52.70 (6.614639)
Discovery date: 2016-05-01 15:21:36 (JD=2457510.14)


Remarks: >3mag blue flare in the galactic plane, possible CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-01 15:21:36
Flux: 16.49 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-03-23 21:51:50
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/2016dyj