Discovery certificate for object 2016etc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4134 [ 2016TNSTR.541....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-09 10:51:14
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 2016etc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16ayg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:45:27.800 (71.365833) DEC = +28:48:36.80 (28.810222)
Discovery date: 2016-08-04 20:29:45 (JD=2457605.3539931)


Remarks: candidate SN offset from faint blue smudge in DSS

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-04 20:29:45
Flux: 18.59 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-22 20:22:33
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/2016etc