Discovery certificate for object 2016ebt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3644 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 11:27:57
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 2016ebt
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16aqa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:31:31.400 (37.880833) DEC = -73:08:55.60 (-73.148778)
Discovery date: 2016-05-20 00:27:21 (JD=2457528.5189931)


Remarks: SN candidate close to galaxy GALEXASC J023131.13-730901.2, GSTEC predicts SN IIn

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-20 00:27:21
Flux: 18.89 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-03-21 13:16:19
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/2016ebt