Discovery certificate for object 2016eei
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3724 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 11:38:49
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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: SN 2016eei
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16ate
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:04:19.700 (46.082083) DEC = -57:35:01.90 (-57.583861)
Discovery date: 2016-06-17 22:22:04.000 (JD=2457557.4319907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy GALEXASC J030419.44-573459.6

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-06-17 22:22:04.000
Flux: 18.14 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-22 18:15:50
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/2016eei