Discovery certificate for object 2016evb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4189 [ 2016TNSTR.541....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-09 14:34:57
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 2016evb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16aza
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:21:25.800 (245.3575) DEC = -26:46:30.10 (-26.775028)
Discovery date: 2016-08-06 19:24:57 (JD=2457607.3089931)


Remarks: bright blue hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-06 19:24:57
Flux: 14.98 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-20 13:22:04
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/2016evb