Discovery certificate for object 2016hwu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6571 [ 2016TNSTR.895....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-07 16:01:31
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 2016hwu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16brm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:53:43.020 (253.42925) DEC = -52:12:56.05 (-52.215569)
Discovery date: 2016-10-27 15:59:02 (JD=2457689.1659954)


Remarks: candidate CV, hostless blue transient in Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-27 15:59:02
Flux: 18.91 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-14 04:01:55
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/2016hwu