Discovery certificate for object 2016ejc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3859 [ 2016TNSTR.491....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-27 11:26:50
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: SN 2016ejc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16awi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:18:18.300 (244.57625) DEC = +42:36:14.90 (42.604139)
Discovery date: 2016-07-24 12:40:19 (JD=2457594.0279977)


Remarks: candidate SN near centre of galaxy SDSS J161818.40+423615.4, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-24 12:40:19
Flux: 18.86 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-06-15 03:28:48
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/2016ejc