Discovery certificate for object 2017awu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9099 [ 2017TNSTR.194....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-17 18:56:36
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 2017awu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ajt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:09:50.400 (287.46) DEC = -50:37:15.56 (-50.620989)
Discovery date: 2017-02-07 20:25:26 (JD=2457792.3509954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 464668

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-07 20:25:26
Flux: 17.18 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-02 23:49:55
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/2017awu