Discovery certificate for object 2016edg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3694 [ 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 2016edg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16arh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:10:56.300 (92.734583) DEC = -36:13:15.10 (-36.220861)
Discovery date: 2016-05-31 16:49:26 (JD=2457540.2009954)


Remarks: candidate supernova near galaxy ESO 364-41 z=0.04

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-05-31 16:49:26
Flux: 18.68 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-21 06:01:26
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/2016edg