Discovery certificate for object 2016fbs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4387 [ 2016TNSTR.569....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-17 15:25:40
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 2016fbs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bbf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:47:05.100 (251.77125) DEC = +19:33:35.00 (19.559722)
Discovery date: 2016-08-16 12:15:50 (JD=2457617.0109954)


Remarks: candidate CV aka SDSS J164705.08+193334.9

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-16 12:15:50
Flux: 17.98 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-25 08:08:09
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/2016fbs