Discovery certificate for object 2016ejx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3882 [ 2016TNSTR.494....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-28 16:53:18
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 2016ejx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16awn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:22:34.800 (245.645) DEC = +38:22:03.40 (38.367611)
Discovery date: 2016-07-24 12:37:26 (JD=2457594.0259954)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy 2MASX J16291492+5051393

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-24 12:37:26
Flux: 18.65 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-06-14 03:31:40
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/2016ejx