Discovery certificate for object 2016edy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3713 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 11:37:17
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 2016edy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16asm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:02:07.300 (300.530417) DEC = +17:46:49.70 (17.780472)
Discovery date: 2016-06-19 20:35:31 (JD=2457559.3579977)


Remarks: almost 2 mag dip in star

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-06-19 20:35:31
Flux: 15.74 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-28 15:18:43
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/2016edy