Discovery certificate for object 2016htf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6436 [ 2016TNSTR.875....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-03 15:07:44
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 2016htf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bqw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:47:13.460 (146.806083) DEC = -72:48:22.43 (-72.806231)
Discovery date: 2016-10-25 09:14:24 (JD=2457686.885)


Remarks: candidate CV, rising blue hostless transient, close to MASTER OT J094713.57-724822.1

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-25 09:14:24
Flux: 18.39 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-05 03:15:50
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/2016htf