Discovery certificate for object 2016emp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3956 [ 2016TNSTR.506....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-01 23:28:17
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 2016emp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16axg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:24:32.000 (246.133333) DEC = -65:50:18.30 (-65.838417)
Discovery date: 2016-07-29 06:44:38 (JD=2457598.7809954)


Remarks: candidate CV, apparently hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-29 06:44:38
Flux: 17.88 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-08 12:37:26
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/2016emp