Discovery certificate for object 2016eld
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3917 [ 2016TNSTR.500....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-07-30 17:34:26
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 2016eld
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16awx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:21:12.200 (260.300833) DEC = +01:59:23.20 (1.989778)
Discovery date: 2016-07-27 18:07:12 (JD=2457597.255)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J17211209+0159186

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-27 18:07:12
Flux: 18.87 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-20 11:26:52
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/2016eld