Discovery certificate for object 2016ecg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3657 [ 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 2016ecg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16aqq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:44:28.600 (221.119167) DEC = +21:38:42.60 (21.645167)
Discovery date: 2016-05-27 19:10:33 (JD=2457536.2989931)


Remarks: candidate supernova in galaxy SDSS J144428.65+213838.8

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-27 19:10:33
Flux: 18.64 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-02-20 10:13:26
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/2016ecg