Discovery certificate for object 2016eum
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4173 [ 2016TNSTR.541....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-09 13:46:59
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2016eum
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16ayk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:55:21.200 (313.838333) DEC = +51:07:04.00 (51.117778)
Discovery date: 2016-08-03 19:13:26 (JD=2457604.3009954)


Remarks: hostless blue transient near Galactic Plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-03 19:13:26
Flux: 17.05 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-06-25 09:54:43
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/2016eum