Discovery certificate for object 2016ekh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3893 [ 2016TNSTR.494....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-28 22:51:53
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 2016ekh
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16awq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:47:47.700 (221.94875) DEC = +66:08:47.60 (66.146556)
Discovery date: 2016-07-23 01:01:55 (JD=2457592.5429977)


Remarks: candidate CV or flare, fast increase and decline in star

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-23 01:01:55
Flux: 14.85 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-21 07:36:28
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/2016ekh