Discovery certificate for object 2016gvu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5717 [ 2016TNSTR.755....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-04 16:45:26
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 2016gvu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bku
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:58:40.090 (89.667042) DEC = -75:18:39.10 (-75.310861)
Discovery date: 2016-10-01 23:11:02 (JD=2457663.4659954)


Remarks: candidate CV, hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-01 23:11:02
Flux: 18.49 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-28 05:36:57
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/2016gvu