Discovery certificate for object 2016efn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3758 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 11:40:20
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 2016efn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16auv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:48:53.600 (237.223333) DEC = -41:38:27.90 (-41.641083)
Discovery date: 2016-07-15 05:16:48 (JD=2457584.72)


Remarks: candidate CV, blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-15 05:16:48
Flux: 18.32 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-03-06 10:48:00
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/2016efn