Discovery certificate for object 2017anw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8846 [ 2017TNSTR.177....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-12 15:54:43
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 2017anw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17aie
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:23:04.000 (80.766667) DEC = -17:16:48.29 (-17.280081)
Discovery date: 2017-02-02 22:17:45 (JD=2457787.4289931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J05230290-1717053

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-02 22:17:45
Flux: 18.3 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-13 22:13:26
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/2017anw