Discovery certificate for object 2016eyf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4281 [ 2016TNSTR.555....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-12 20:41:43
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 2016eyf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bac
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:53:53.000 (103.470833) DEC = -15:22:15.70 (-15.371028)
Discovery date: 2016-08-10 03:27:21.000 (JD=2457610.6439931)


Remarks: 2 mag brightening in faint star

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-10 03:27:21.000
Flux: 17.44 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-05 21:23:02
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/2016eyf