Discovery certificate for object 2016edx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3712 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 11:37:17
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 2016edx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16asp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:28:01.000 (112.004167) DEC = -39:11:38.90 (-39.194139)
Discovery date: 2016-06-20 17:05:16 (JD=2457560.2119907)


Remarks: candidate R CrB. 2 mag dip in a blue star, CRTS lightcurve shows similar dips in the past

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-06-20 17:05:16
Flux: 17.45 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-01-12 08:35:31
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/2016edx