Discovery certificate for object 2016evl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4202 [ 2016TNSTR.546....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-10 10:56:47
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 2016evl
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16azd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:51:59.200 (312.996667) DEC = +34:49:46.10 (34.829472)
Discovery date: 2016-08-07 19:09:07 (JD=2457608.2979977)


Remarks: candidate CV, bright blue transient near Galactic Plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-07 19:09:07
Flux: 16.71 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-06-24 14:25:26
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/2016evl