Discovery certificate for object 2016ena
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18085 [ 2018TNSTR.561....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-04-29 16:13:04
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 2016ena
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bbc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:20:21.690 (305.090375) DEC = +15:26:00.49 (15.433469)
Discovery date: 2018-04-24 07:04:48 (JD=2458232.795)


Remarks: blue hostless transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-04-24 07:04:48
Flux: 18.44 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-03-28 08:55:40
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/2016ena