Discovery certificate for object 2016edd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3691 [ 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 2016edd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16ari
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:59:53.600 (59.973333) DEC = -24:31:29.90 (-24.524972)
Discovery date: 2016-06-01 00:04:19 (JD=2457540.5029977)


Remarks: candidate supernova next to galaxy APMUKS(BJ) B035745.86-243957.7

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-06-01 00:04:19
Flux: 18.93 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-13 13:52:19
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/2016edd