Discovery certificate for object 2016htg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6437 [ 2016TNSTR.875....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-03 15:12:08
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 2016htg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16bqx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:52:31.590 (223.131625) DEC = -70:02:56.00 (-70.048889)
Discovery date: 2016-10-25 21:36:00 (JD=2457687.4)


Remarks: candidate CV, blue hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-25 21:36:00
Flux: 18.71 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-09 21:41:45
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/2016htg