Discovery certificate for object 2016ejd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3860 [ 2016TNSTR.491....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-27 11:28:12
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 2016ejd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16awj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:57:54.900 (119.47875) DEC = +81:16:14.90 (81.270806)
Discovery date: 2016-07-24 13:27:50 (JD=2457594.0609954)


Remarks: candidate SN near faint DSS galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-24 13:27:50
Flux: 18.6 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-06-29 07:26:24
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/2016ejd