Discovery certificate for object 2016hxd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6591 [ 2016TNSTR.895....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-07 21:56:16
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 2016hxd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16brv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:15:04.200 (258.7675) DEC = -42:14:05.24 (-42.234789)
Discovery date: 2016-10-28 16:10:33 (JD=2457690.1739931)


Remarks: 1 mag increase in faint Gaia source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-28 16:10:33
Flux: 18.24 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-27 16:23:31
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/2016hxd