Discovery certificate for object 2016eco
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3669 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 11:36:04
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 2016eco
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16arb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:30:51.200 (37.713333) DEC = -12:19:42.30 (-12.328417)
Discovery date: 2016-05-30 03:51:50 (JD=2457538.6609954)


Remarks: candidate supernova in galaxy 2MASX J02305123-1219420

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-30 03:51:50
Flux: 18.84 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-02-21 09:15:50
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/2016eco