Discovery certificate for object 2016eau
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3617 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 11:26:36
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 2016eau
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16apb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:39:29.300 (39.872083) DEC = +78:48:38.50 (78.810694)
Discovery date: 2016-05-15 07:55:12 (JD=2457523.83)


Remarks: 2.5 mag outburst in UV source GALEXASC J023929.18+784838.7

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-15 07:55:12
Flux: 16.44 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-02-09 14:57:07
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/2016eau