Discovery certificate for object 2016fey
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4491 [ 2016TNSTR.580....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-22 21:58:07
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 2016fey
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bce
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:33:49.800 (53.4575) DEC = -28:22:43.40 (-28.378722)
Discovery date: 2016-08-20 15:10:04 (JD=2457621.1319907)


Remarks: candidate CV, OldSource brightens by >3 mags, seen in CRTS in 2011

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-20 15:10:04
Flux: 14.76 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-11 11:58:33
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/2016fey