Discovery certificate for object 2016frc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4846 [ 2016TNSTR.623....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-03 11:46:58
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 2016frc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bdk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:39:33.510 (189.889625) DEC = -42:54:53.89 (-42.914969)
Discovery date: 2016-08-28 10:45:07 (JD=2457628.9479977)


Remarks: blue hostless transient, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-28 10:45:07
Flux: 18.84 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-08 10:52:19
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/2016frc