Discovery certificate for object 2016hdy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5955 [ 2016TNSTR.792....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-13 13:13:58
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 2016hdy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bmx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:06:05.630 (211.523458) DEC = -67:19:42.71 (-67.328531)
Discovery date: 2016-10-10 05:15:21 (JD=2457671.7189931)


Remarks: candidate CV, blue hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-10 05:15:21
Flux: 17.93 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-01 06:23:02
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/2016hdy