Discovery certificate for object 2016fal
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4343 [ 2016TNSTR.565....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-15 06:01:40
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 2016fal
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bal
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:27:24.200 (111.850833) DEC = -24:46:04.00 (-24.767778)
Discovery date: 2016-08-13 09:41:45 (JD=2457613.9039931)


Remarks: red star showing deep dips

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-13 09:41:45
Flux: 18.58 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-03-25 14:18:14
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/2016fal