Discovery certificate for object 2016hkf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 6160 [ 2016TNSTR.821....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-24 18:01:57
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 2016hkf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16boh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:50:38.000 (252.658333) DEC = -58:41:29.29 (-58.691469)
Discovery date: 2016-10-12 09:50:24.000 (JD=2457673.91)


Remarks: candidate CV, rising blue transient near faint smudge in DSS

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-12 09:50:24.000
Flux: 18.77 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-06 06:30:14
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://www.wis-tns.org/object/2016hkf