Discovery certificate for object 2016ees
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3736 [ 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 2016ees
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16atr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:15:57.600 (273.99) DEC = -72:40:37.70 (-72.677139)
Discovery date: 2016-07-04 22:36:28 (JD=2457574.4419907)


Remarks: candidate bright CV or hostless SN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-04 22:36:28
Flux: 15.81 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-11 18:28:48
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/2016ees