Discovery certificate for object 2017aoa
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8850 [ 2017TNSTR.177....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-12 16:00:37
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 2017aoa
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17aii
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:39:09.310 (279.788792) DEC = -57:26:45.35 (-57.445931)
Discovery date: 2017-02-03 02:25:26 (JD=2457787.6009954)


Remarks: candidate SN in outskirts of galaxy ESO 183- G 006

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-03 02:25:26
Flux: 17.69 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-10-10 16:03:21
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/2017aoa