Discovery certificate for object 2016hkt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6174 [ 2016TNSTR.827....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-25 16:34:00
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 2016hkt
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bos
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:24:52.960 (336.220667) DEC = +53:30:01.51 (53.500419)
Discovery date: 2016-10-20 06:12:57 (JD=2457681.7589931)


Remarks: candidate CV, blue hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-20 06:12:57
Flux: 17.79 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-06 19:46:33
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/2016hkt