Discovery certificate for object 2016eai
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3601 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 11:25:05
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: SN 2016eai
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16aou
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:28:55.700 (172.232083) DEC = +25:51:40.80 (25.861333)
Discovery date: 2016-05-14 12:50:24 (JD=2457523.035)


Remarks: Candidate nuclear SN Ia, 0.5 arcsec from centre of star forming galaxy SDSS J112855.72+255140.3

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-14 12:50:24
Flux: 17.66 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-12-25 19:01:55
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/2016eai