Discovery certificate for object 2016edj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3697 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 11:37:17
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 2016edj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16asf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:22:31.900 (80.632917) DEC = -36:29:08.70 (-36.48575)
Discovery date: 2016-06-15 04:45:07 (JD=2457554.6979977)


Remarks: candidate supernova near galaxy AM 0520-363 NED02, z=0.06

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-06-15 04:45:07
Flux: 18.59 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-30 22:39:21
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/2016edj