Discovery certificate for object 2017att
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9006 [ 2017TNSTR.184....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-14 13:53:40
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 2017att
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17aje
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:28:53.670 (277.223625) DEC = -43:32:47.29 (-43.546469)
Discovery date: 2017-02-05 02:13:55 (JD=2457789.5929977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J18285270-4333007

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-05 02:13:55
Flux: 18.32 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-02 05:58:33
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/2017att