Discovery certificate for object 2016ecr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3674 [ 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 2016ecr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16arc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:05:47.500 (226.447917) DEC = +18:20:33.80 (18.342722)
Discovery date: 2016-05-30 19:14:52 (JD=2457539.3019907)


Remarks: candidate supernova near galaxy SDSS J150547.42+182034.3

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-30 19:14:52
Flux: 18.7 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-02-21 22:13:26
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/2016ecr