Discovery certificate for object 2016ehq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3814 [ 2016TNSTR.485....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-25 10:36:19
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 2016ehq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16avw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:52:54.200 (253.225833) DEC = -42:17:47.90 (-42.296639)
Discovery date: 2016-07-20 23:16:48 (JD=2457590.47)


Remarks: candidate SN, hostless GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-20 23:16:48
Flux: 16.98 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-25 12:10:04
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/2016ehq