Discovery certificate for object 2016euv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4183 [ 2016TNSTR.541....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-09 14:23:22
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 2016euv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16ayu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:32:10.600 (53.044167) DEC = +40:09:03.10 (40.150861)
Discovery date: 2016-08-05 20:15:21 (JD=2457606.3439931)


Remarks: transient on top of faint SDSS blue star

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-05 20:15:21
Flux: 17.53 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-14 14:09:36
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/2016euv