Discovery certificate for object 2016ecc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3653 [ 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 2016ecc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16aqu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:10:31.000 (2.629167) DEC = +26:25:50.50 (26.430694)
Discovery date: 2016-05-27 14:58:33 (JD=2457536.1239931)


Remarks: candidate supernova near centre of UV source GALEXASC J001030.98+262550.4

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-27 14:58:33
Flux: 19.09 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-15 04:39:21
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/2016ecc