Discovery certificate for object 2016etb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4133 [ 2016TNSTR.541....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-09 10:48:37
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: AT 2016etb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16ayf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:33:18.700 (278.327917) DEC = +10:36:06.60 (10.601833)
Discovery date: 2016-08-04 06:27:21 (JD=2457604.7689931)


Remarks: candidate SN near CGMW 5-04913 (z=0.010558)

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-04 06:27:21
Flux: 17.43 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-04-24 15:31:40
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/2016etb