Discovery certificate for object 2016ebk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3635 [ 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 2016ebk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16apm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:22:50.500 (5.710417) DEC = +20:11:00.20 (20.183389)
Discovery date: 2016-05-17 04:43:40 (JD=2457525.6969907)


Remarks: 0.8 mag increase near centre of galaxy SDSS J002250.49+201100.2

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-17 04:43:40
Flux: 19.18 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-02-13 20:05:16
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/2016ebk