Discovery certificate for object 2016ebi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3632 [ 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 2016ebi
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16apr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:13:38.000 (183.408333) DEC = -50:23:48.40 (-50.396778)
Discovery date: 2016-05-19 07:26:24 (JD=2457527.81)


Remarks: blue transient on top of faint smudge in DSS2

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-19 07:26:24
Flux: 17.38 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-06 13:13:26
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/2016ebi