Discovery certificate for object 2016hwt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6570 [ 2016TNSTR.895....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-07 15:57:25
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2016hwt
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16brl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:50:39.380 (252.664083) DEC = -53:57:35.50 (-53.959861)
Discovery date: 2016-10-27 15:57:36 (JD=2457689.165)


Remarks: candidate CV, hostless blue transient in Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-27 15:57:36
Flux: 18.12 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-13 17:47:02
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/2016hwt