Discovery certificate for object 2016ebp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3640 [ 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 2016ebp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16apj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:20:50.700 (5.21125) DEC = +10:45:52.70 (10.764639)
Discovery date: 2016-05-17 04:53:45 (JD=2457525.7039931)


Remarks: SN candidate in edge-on SDSS galaxy, GSTEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-17 04:53:45
Flux: 16.81 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-01-03 22:20:38
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/2016ebp