Discovery certificate for object 2016fvk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4970 [ 2016TNSTR.636....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-06 13:31:34
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 2016fvk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bfg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:02:19.100 (225.579583) DEC = -38:19:10.70 (-38.319639)
Discovery date: 2016-09-04 16:58:04 (JD=2457636.2069907)


Remarks: candidate CV, bright hostless and blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-04 16:58:04
Flux: 16.19 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-07 05:22:33
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/2016fvk