Discovery certificate for object 2016ecv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3679 [ 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 2016ecv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16aru
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:31:11.100 (157.79625) DEC = +06:52:31.60 (6.875444)
Discovery date: 2016-06-09 00:08:38 (JD=2457548.5059954)


Remarks: candidate SN, 2 arcsec from centre of SDSS galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-06-09 00:08:38
Flux: 18.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-09 18:28:48
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/2016ecv