Discovery certificate for object 2017aym
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9153 [ 2017TNSTR.214....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-20 19:01:58
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: SN 2017aym
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17aks
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:37:41.780 (219.424083) DEC = +02:17:08.45 (2.285681)
Discovery date: 2017-01-13 13:47:59 (JD=2457767.0749884)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy NGC 5690 (rising)

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-13 13:47:59
Flux: 18.66 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-07 07:24:57
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/2017aym