Discovery certificate for object 2016hcx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5927 [ 2016TNSTR.789....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-12 13:50:00
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 2016hcx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bms
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:36:45.250 (309.188542) DEC = -30:15:49.39 (-30.263719)
Discovery date: 2016-10-10 00:25:55 (JD=2457671.5179977)


Remarks: candidate CV? Rising hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-10 00:25:55
Flux: 16.7 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-19 12:24:28
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/2016hcx