Discovery certificate for object 2016euq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4177 [ 2016TNSTR.541....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-09 13:57:57
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 2016euq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16ayo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:38:10.400 (354.543333) DEC = +53:06:35.10 (53.10975)
Discovery date: 2016-08-05 19:37:55 (JD=2457606.3179977)


Remarks: candidate SN, GS-TEC predicts SN IIp

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-05 19:37:55
Flux: 18.28 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-01 15:53:16
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/2016euq