Discovery certificate for object 2016ebb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3625 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 11:26:36
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 2016ebb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16apw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:46:48.800 (191.703333) DEC = +30:22:15.50 (30.370972)
Discovery date: 2016-05-19 00:59:02 (JD=2457527.5409954)


Remarks: SN candidate 0.34 arcsec from centre of galaxy SDSS J124648.85+302215.2

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-19 00:59:02
Flux: 18.64 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-02-11 11:54:14
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016ebb