Discovery certificate for object 2016eki
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3895 [ 2016TNSTR.494....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-28 23:01:56
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 2016eki
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16aws
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:09:03.600 (257.265) DEC = -06:31:18.70 (-6.521861)
Discovery date: 2016-07-26 11:57:07 (JD=2457595.9979977)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-26 11:57:07
Flux: 16.97 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-19 23:34:04
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/2016eki