Discovery certificate for object 2016efd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3747 [ 2016TNSTR.481....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-22 11:40:20
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 2016efd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16aub
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:54:56.700 (358.73625) DEC = -34:36:08.40 (-34.602333)
Discovery date: 2016-07-10 11:29:45 (JD=2457579.9789931)


Remarks: candidate supernova at the edge of nearby galaxy ESO 349- G 005 (z=0.053)

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-10 11:29:45
Flux: 18.38 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-06-13 15:40:19
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/2016efd