Discovery certificate for object 2016hay
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5867 [ 2016TNSTR.780....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-10 16:22:59
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 2016hay
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bmi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:56:06.090 (179.025375) DEC = -60:34:16.90 (-60.571361)
Discovery date: 2016-10-09 09:11:31 (JD=2457670.8829977)


Remarks: candidate CV, blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-09 09:11:31
Flux: 16.59 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-28 12:18:43
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/2016hay