Discovery certificate for object 2016efs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3763 [ 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 2016efs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16auo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:04:51.200 (346.213333) DEC = -59:56:49.50 (-59.947083)
Discovery date: 2016-07-14 06:00:00 (JD=2457583.75)


Remarks: candidate CV, also seen in 2015 as MASTER OT J230451.19-595649.6

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-14 06:00:00
Flux: 17.76 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-06-21 23:42:43
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/2016efs