Discovery certificate for object 2016ejq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3875 [ 2016TNSTR.494....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-28 13:59:12
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 2016ejq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16awm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:07:49.600 (256.956667) DEC = -20:26:27.20 (-20.440889)
Discovery date: 2016-07-26 05:42:43.000 (JD=2457595.7379977)


Remarks: candidate CV, transient near faint smudge in DSS

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-26 05:42:43.000
Flux: 18.23 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-21 10:00:28
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/2016ejq