Discovery certificate for object 2016eci
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3659 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 11:27:57
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2016eci
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16aqo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:24:28.300 (66.117917) DEC = -43:48:51.70 (-43.814361)
Discovery date: 2016-05-27 10:30:43 (JD=2457535.9379977)


Remarks: candidate supernova in galaxy 2MASX J04242811-4348544

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-27 10:30:43
Flux: 18.36 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-15 23:52:48
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/2016eci