Discovery certificate for object 2016eas
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3614 [ 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 2016eas
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16aoj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:38:01.400 (354.505833) DEC = +17:14:40.40 (17.244556)
Discovery date: 2016-05-12 04:43:40 (JD=2457520.6969907)


Remarks: 1mag increase in the core of SDSS galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-12 04:43:40
Flux: 19.22 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-12-03 03:17:16
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/2016eas