Discovery certificate for object 2017aqw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8928 [ 2017TNSTR.180....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-13 18:10:24
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 2017aqw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17aio
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:11:13.590 (287.806625) DEC = -58:42:50.22 (-58.71395)
Discovery date: 2017-02-04 14:29:45 (JD=2457789.1039931)


Remarks: candidate SN on faint DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-04 14:29:45
Flux: 18.94 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-04 12:43:12
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/2017aqw