Discovery certificate for object 2016esi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4113 [ 2016TNSTR.531....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-07 19:34:00
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 2016esi
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16aya
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:29:21.500 (112.339583) DEC = -35:58:11.40 (-35.969833)
Discovery date: 2016-08-03 05:31:12 (JD=2457603.73)


Remarks: candidate CV, hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-03 05:31:12
Flux: 16.42 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-06-20 11:08:09
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/2016esi