Discovery certificate for object 2016exx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4271 [ 2016TNSTR.555....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-12 18:28:41
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 2016exx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16azt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:03:18.700 (315.827917) DEC = +31:59:18.60 (31.9885)
Discovery date: 2016-08-09 19:12:00 (JD=2457610.3)


Remarks: blue transient near DSS smudge

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-09 19:12:00
Flux: 16.81 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-06-25 02:28:19
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/2016exx