Discovery certificate for object 2016frb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4845 [ 2016TNSTR.623....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-03 11:44:32
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 2016frb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bdj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:27:33.740 (186.890583) DEC = -46:41:54.89 (-46.698581)
Discovery date: 2016-08-28 04:40:48 (JD=2457628.695)


Remarks: blue hostless transient, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-28 04:40:48
Flux: 17.48 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-07 12:36:00
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/2016frb