Discovery certificate for object 2016eeu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3738 [ 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 2016eeu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16atp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:08:04.700 (257.019583) DEC = -69:23:21.40 (-69.389278)
Discovery date: 2016-07-07 04:43:40 (JD=2457576.6969907)


Remarks: transient source in Gaia, faint DSS2 source underneath

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-07 04:43:40
Flux: 17.25 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-10 00:33:07
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/2016eeu