Discovery certificate for object 2016ecy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3683 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 11:36:04
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 2016ecy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16arq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:01:10.400 (105.293333) DEC = -20:44:43.70 (-20.745472)
Discovery date: 2016-06-06 05:03:50 (JD=2457545.7109954)


Remarks: candidate CV, 2.5 mag rise in 6 hours

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-06-06 05:03:50
Flux: 16.54 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-25 00:12:57
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/2016ecy