Discovery certificate for object 2016efk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3755 [ 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 2016efk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16auw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:52:58.700 (238.244583) DEC = -50:07:10.90 (-50.119694)
Discovery date: 2016-07-13 05:08:09 (JD=2457582.7139931)


Remarks: candidate CV, new transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-13 05:08:09
Flux: 18.13 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-03-08 10:53:45
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/2016efk