Discovery certificate for object 2016ecb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3652 [ 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 2016ecb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16aqx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:48:13.600 (357.056667) DEC = +35:49:50.00 (35.830556)
Discovery date: 2016-05-26 08:48:28 (JD=2457534.8669907)


Remarks: candidate CV: fast transient in blue star SDSS J234813.56+354950.0

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-26 08:48:28
Flux: 18.92 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-10 02:41:16
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/2016ecb