Discovery certificate for object 2016eej
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3725 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 11:38:49
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 2016eej
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16atd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:21:04.700 (335.269583) DEC = -55:54:50.50 (-55.914028)
Discovery date: 2016-06-23 03:59:02 (JD=2457562.6659954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy APMUKS(BJ) B221748.71-560957.7

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-06-23 03:59:02
Flux: 18.1 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-13 12:02:52
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/2016eej