Discovery certificate for object 2016ewp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 4235 [ 2016TNSTR.550....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-08-11 21:33:04
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 2016ewp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia16azn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:26:36.200 (171.650833) DEC = -53:02:24.00 (-53.04)
Discovery date: 2016-08-05 18:18:43 (JD=2457606.2629977)


Remarks: blue transient near galaxy 2MASX J11263652-5302293

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-08-05 18:18:43
Flux: 18.96 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-07-01 06:59:02
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/2016ewp