Discovery certificate for object 2016eab
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3592 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 11:25:05
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 2016eab
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16aoa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:17:01.100 (169.254583) DEC = -21:11:01.90 (-21.183861)
Discovery date: 2016-05-09 18:02:52 (JD=2457518.2519907)


Remarks: 1 mag increase in faint DSS2 source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-09 18:02:52
Flux: 19.31 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-08-01 23:34:04
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/2016eab