Discovery certificate for object 2016gwu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5751 [ 2016TNSTR.759....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-05 13:31:03
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 2016gwu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16ble
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:26:24.130 (321.600542) DEC = +25:38:26.81 (25.640781)
Discovery date: 2016-10-03 11:35:31 (JD=2457664.9829977)


Remarks: candidate CV in outburst, aka MASTER OT J212624.16+253827.2

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-03 11:35:31
Flux: 16.52 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-06-26 04:22:04
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/2016gwu