Discovery certificate for object 2016ela
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3914 [ 2016TNSTR.500....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-30 12:00:40
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 2016ela
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16aww
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:17:21.000 (79.3375) DEC = +12:32:40.80 (12.544667)
Discovery date: 2016-07-27 10:26:24 (JD=2457596.935)


Remarks: SN candidate near faint DSS galaxy, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-27 10:26:24
Flux: 18.33 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-21 08:31:12
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/2016ela