Discovery certificate for object 2016eca
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3651 [ 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 2016eca
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16aqw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:05:20.200 (196.334167) DEC = -10:34:52.30 (-10.581194)
Discovery date: 2016-05-25 00:27:21 (JD=2457533.5189931)


Remarks: candidate supernova offset from galaxy 2MASX J13052094-1034521

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-25 00:27:21
Flux: 19.04 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-02-21 06:40:19
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/2016eca