Discovery certificate for object 2016eeb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3716 [ 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 2016eeb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16asl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:08:24.300 (47.10125) DEC = -44:18:57.70 (-44.316028)
Discovery date: 2016-06-14 16:20:38 (JD=2457554.1809954)


Remarks: hostless bright blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-06-14 16:20:38
Flux: 16.03 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-24 18:05:45
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/2016eeb