Discovery certificate for object 2016eff
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3749 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 11:40:20
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 2016eff
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16auf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:55:20.000 (223.833333) DEC = -45:25:51.30 (-45.430917)
Discovery date: 2016-07-11 05:13:55 (JD=2457580.7179977)


Remarks: candidate CV, hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-11 05:13:55
Flux: 18.65 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-03-06 06:46:04
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/2016eff