Discovery certificate for object 2016ewk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4227 [ 2016TNSTR.550....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-11 19:13:23
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 2016ewk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16azi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:06:31.700 (301.632083) DEC = +28:30:52.30 (28.514528)
Discovery date: 2016-08-07 18:59:02 (JD=2457608.2909954)


Remarks: likely M-dwarf flare

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-07 18:59:02
Flux: 18.06 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-27 10:53:45
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/2016ewk