Discovery certificate for object 2016fro
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4858 [ 2016TNSTR.623....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-03 20:32:07
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2016fro
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bdv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:17:33.140 (184.388083) DEC = -64:32:32.10 (-64.54225)
Discovery date: 2016-08-29 10:26:24.000 (JD=2457629.935)


Remarks: old source brightens by ~0.6 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-29 10:26:24.000
Flux: 17.95 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-03 00:28:48
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/2016fro