Discovery certificate for object 2016efc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3746 [ 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 2016efc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16ath
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:49:30.500 (357.377083) DEC = +17:21:58.80 (17.366333)
Discovery date: 2016-07-04 20:47:02 (JD=2457574.3659954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J23493092+1722083 GSTEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-04 20:47:02
Flux: 18.94 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-05-31 22:53:45
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/2016efc