Discovery certificate for object 2017ayc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9142 [ 2017TNSTR.214....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-20 12:31:10
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 2017ayc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17akl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:48:49.460 (207.206083) DEC = +29:58:43.25 (29.978681)
Discovery date: 2017-02-13 00:30:14 (JD=2457797.5209954)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy SDSS J134849.50+295845.7, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-13 00:30:14
Flux: 18.79 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-06 11:58:33
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/2017ayc