Discovery certificate for object 2016ecn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3668 [ 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 2016ecn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16aqh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:54:05.300 (103.522083) DEC = -16:22:16.30 (-16.371194)
Discovery date: 2016-06-08 18:51:50 (JD=2457548.2859954)


Remarks: candidate CV near Galactic Plane, blue transient with no apparent source in SDSS

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-06-08 18:51:50
Flux: 17.97 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-03-28 18:33:07
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/2016ecn