Discovery certificate for object 2016ecp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3672 [ 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 2016ecp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16are
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:23:58.300 (95.992917) DEC = -36:18:55.20 (-36.315333)
Discovery date: 2016-05-31 18:38:52 (JD=2457540.2769907)


Remarks: candidate supernova near UV source GALEXASC J062358.49-361851.2

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-31 18:38:52
Flux: 17.95 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-21 19:48:00
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/2016ecp