Discovery certificate for object 2016ecs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3675 [ 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 2016ecs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16ary
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:14:59.100 (183.74625) DEC = +27:37:53.80 (27.631611)
Discovery date: 2016-06-11 12:43:12 (JD=2457551.03)


Remarks: transient near centre of galaxy SDSS J121459.09+273753.3

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-06-11 12:43:12
Flux: 18.83 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-17 06:54:43
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/2016ecs