Discovery certificate for object 2016emw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 3963 [ 2016TNSTR.507....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-02 21:37:06
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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: SN 2016emw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16axl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:40:54.000 (85.225) DEC = -12:14:35.80 (-12.243278)
Discovery date: 2016-07-29 04:55:12 (JD=2457598.705)


Remarks: blue transient near GALEXASC J054053.91-121435.4

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-07-29 04:55:12
Flux: 17.7 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-21 06:23:02
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/2016emw