Discovery certificate for object 2016edm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3700 [ 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 2016edm
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16asc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:11:19.300 (257.830417) DEC = +38:03:26.60 (38.057389)
Discovery date: 2016-06-15 03:37:26 (JD=2457554.6509954)


Remarks: candidate supernova near galaxy SDSS J171119.35+380327.9

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-06-15 03:37:26
Flux: 18.38 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-30 03:36:00
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/2016edm