Discovery certificate for object 2016emq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3957 [ 2016TNSTR.506....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-01 23:29:21
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 2016emq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16axh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:18:29.200 (244.621667) DEC = -65:17:27.20 (-65.290889)
Discovery date: 2016-07-29 12:44:38 (JD=2457599.0309954)


Remarks: candidate CV, apparently hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-29 12:44:38
Flux: 18.06 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-08 18:38:52
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/2016emq