Discovery certificate for object 2016ebe
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3628 [ 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 2016ebe
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16apv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:36:42.600 (279.1775) DEC = +78:12:00.10 (78.200028)
Discovery date: 2016-05-21 07:55:12 (JD=2457529.83)


Remarks: >2 mag rise in UV source GALEXASC J183642.63+781159.8

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-21 07:55:12
Flux: 17.76 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-11-22 10:24:57
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/2016ebe