Discovery certificate for object 2016hxr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6606 [ 2016TNSTR.900....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-11-08 12:37:05
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 2016hxr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16brz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:05:33.880 (271.391167) DEC = -27:15:43.24 (-27.262011)
Discovery date: 2016-11-02 16:27:50.000 (JD=2457695.1859954)


Remarks: candidate CV, blue transient towards Galactic centre

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-11-02 16:27:50.000
Flux: 18.91 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-17 10:29:16
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/2016hxr