Discovery certificate for object 2016ecq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3673 [ 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 2016ecq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16ard
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:01:54.100 (285.475417) DEC = +41:16:58.80 (41.283)
Discovery date: 2016-05-30 20:06:43 (JD=2457539.3379977)


Remarks: candidate hostless SN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-30 20:06:43
Flux: 18.87 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-22 22:46:33
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/2016ecq