Discovery certificate for object 2016eqi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4059 [ 2016TNSTR.526....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-06 08:35:12
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 2016eqi
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16axw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:54:47.600 (193.698333) DEC = -70:15:19.30 (-70.255361)
Discovery date: 2016-08-01 10:40:48 (JD=2457601.945)


Remarks: candidate SN near faint DSS source, GS-TEC predicts SN IIn

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-01 10:40:48
Flux: 18.52 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-01 22:55:12
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/2016eqi