Discovery certificate for object 2016ebc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3626 [ 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 2016ebc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16apx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:55:27.100 (13.862917) DEC = -22:18:45.60 (-22.312667)
Discovery date: 2016-05-19 17:29:45 (JD=2457528.2289931)


Remarks: SN candidate near galaxy 2MASX J00552693-2218476. GSTEC predicts SN IIn

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-19 17:29:45
Flux: 17.23 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-02-13 03:10:04
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/2016ebc