Discovery certificate for object 2016fbt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4388 [ 2016TNSTR.569....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-17 15:31:51
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 2016fbt
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bbg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:33:50.300 (293.459583) DEC = +30:03:14.50 (30.054028)
Discovery date: 2016-08-15 14:44:09 (JD=2457616.1139931)


Remarks: variable blue star shows >1 mag dip

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-15 14:44:09
Flux: 20.28 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-04 20:34:04
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/2016fbt