Discovery certificate for object 2017awp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9093 [ 2017TNSTR.194....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-17 18:34:47
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 2017awp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ajn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:26:40.880 (51.670333) DEC = -23:29:48.66 (-23.49685)
Discovery date: 2017-02-09 03:38:52 (JD=2457793.6519907)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy 2MASX J03264090-2329463

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-09 03:38:52
Flux: 18.29 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-15 15:05:45
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/2017awp