Discovery certificate for object 2017awl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9089 [ 2017TNSTR.194....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-17 18:24:56
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 2017awl
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ajj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:44:39.380 (206.164083) DEC = +55:59:37.03 (55.993619)
Discovery date: 2017-02-07 16:42:14 (JD=2457792.1959954)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy MCG +09-23-003

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-07 16:42:14
Flux: 18.84 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-31 19:32:09
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/2017awl