Discovery certificate for object 2016ece
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3655 [ 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 2016ece
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16aqs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:03:01.800 (30.7575) DEC = -11:33:21.30 (-11.555917)
Discovery date: 2016-05-26 17:29:45 (JD=2457535.2289931)


Remarks: candidate supernova in galaxy KUG 0200-117

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-26 17:29:45
Flux: 18.69 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-02-20 03:18:43
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/2016ece