Discovery certificate for object 2016eex
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3741 [ 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 2016eex
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16atk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:51:08.900 (357.787083) DEC = +06:36:27.10 (6.607528)
Discovery date: 2016-07-05 16:45:07 (JD=2457575.1979977)


Remarks: candidate SN near GALEXASC J235109.49+063629.9

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-05 16:45:07
Flux: 18.66 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-06-03 23:02:24
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/2016eex