Discovery certificate for object 2017anc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8824 [ 2017TNSTR.175....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-11 15:47:39
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 2017anc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17aib
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:30:19.840 (292.582667) DEC = -79:06:29.27 (-79.108131)
Discovery date: 2017-02-01 20:47:02 (JD=2457786.3659954)


Remarks: candidate SN in outskirts of galaxy 2MASX J19302268-7906305

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-01 20:47:02
Flux: 18.74 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-22 16:13:26
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/2017anc