Discovery certificate for object 2017ato
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9000 [ 2017TNSTR.184....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-14 13:08:40
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 2017ato
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17aiy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:50:44.910 (327.687125) DEC = -68:46:12.40 (-68.770111)
Discovery date: 2017-02-05 20:51:21 (JD=2457790.3689931)


Remarks: rising candidate SN in outskirts of galaxy 2MASX J21504552-6846150

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-05 20:51:21
Flux: 18.07 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-24 20:41:16
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/2017ato