Discovery certificate for object 2016ecl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3663 [ 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 2016ecl
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16aqk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:22:01.100 (50.504583) DEC = -48:00:55.50 (-48.015417)
Discovery date: 2016-05-24 16:24:57 (JD=2457533.1839931)


Remarks: candidate supernova at edge of galaxy 2MASX J03220085-4800587

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-24 16:24:57
Flux: 18.59 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-13 07:29:16
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/2016ecl