Discovery certificate for object 2016ecm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3667 [ 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 2016ecm
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16aqg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:20:14.500 (35.060417) DEC = -40:53:05.10 (-40.88475)
Discovery date: 2016-05-23 04:10:33 (JD=2457531.6739931)


Remarks: Candidate SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-23 04:10:33
Flux: 17.97 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2015-12-25 09:31:40
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/2016ecm