Discovery certificate for object 2016eel
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3728 [ 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 2016eel
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16atz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:14:09.400 (198.539167) DEC = -34:05:32.90 (-34.092472)
Discovery date: 2016-07-07 17:28:19 (JD=2457577.2279977)


Remarks: candidate SN in outskirts of galaxy ESO 382- G 020

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-07 17:28:19
Flux: 18.92 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-03-01 05:12:28
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/2016eel