Discovery certificate for object 2016hif
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6092 [ 2016TNSTR.815....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-22 18:34:43
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 2016hif
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bnx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:42:29.610 (295.623375) DEC = -02:41:59.57 (-2.699881)
Discovery date: 2016-10-16 11:00:57 (JD=2457677.9589931)


Remarks: candidate CV, hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-16 11:00:57
Flux: 18.3 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-22 18:53:16
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/2016hif