Discovery certificate for object 2017ati
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8992 [ 2017TNSTR.184....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-14 12:47:00
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: SN 2017ati
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17aiq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:49:56.700 (147.48625) DEC = +67:10:59.56 (67.183211)
Discovery date: 2017-02-06 10:14:52 (JD=2457790.9269907)


Remarks: hostless blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-06 10:14:52
Flux: 17.57 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-24 19:37:55
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/2017ati