Discovery certificate for object 2017atp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9001 [ 2017TNSTR.184....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-14 13:11:01
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 2017atp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17aiz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:55:11.270 (298.796958) DEC = -61:56:11.80 (-61.936611)
Discovery date: 2017-02-05 14:36:57 (JD=2457790.1089931)


Remarks: candidate SN in outskirts of galaxy 6dFGS gJ195511.2-615608, GS-TEC predicts SN IIp

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-05 14:36:57
Flux: 17.74 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-02 11:38:24
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/2017atp