Discovery certificate for object 2016ern
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6022 [ 2016TNSTR.803....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-18 10:57:29
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 2016ern
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bno
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:01:40.440 (315.4185) DEC = +21:57:31.75 (21.958819)
Discovery date: 2016-10-16 05:35:31 (JD=2457677.7329977)


Remarks: new outburst in candidate CV aka MASTER OT J210140.49+215730.9

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-16 05:35:31
Flux: 17.62 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-01 07:10:33
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/2016ern