Discovery certificate for object 2016edf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3693 [ 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 2016edf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16arg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:33:50.000 (158.458333) DEC = -28:47:18.10 (-28.788361)
Discovery date: 2016-05-31 13:36:28 (JD=2457540.0669907)


Remarks: candidate supernova close to UV source GALEXASC J103349.66-284723.3

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-31 13:36:28
Flux: 18.54 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-05 07:39:21
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/2016edf