Discovery certificate for object 2017bih
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9424 [ 2017TNSTR.231....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-23 13:55:41
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 2017bih
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17alr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:11:52.090 (332.967042) DEC = -63:45:28.12 (-63.757811)
Discovery date: 2017-02-07 20:52:48 (JD=2457792.37)


Remarks: candidate SN 2.81 arcsec from the centre of galaxy 2MASX J22115167-6345275

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-07 20:52:48
Flux: 18.06 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-25 16:33:35
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/2017bih