Discovery certificate for object 2017bjy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9475 [ 2017TNSTR.237....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-24 10:46:41
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 2017bjy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17amn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:28:11.340 (202.04725) DEC = +07:29:22.16 (7.489489)
Discovery date: 2017-02-20 00:56:09 (JD=2457804.5389931)


Remarks: candidate SN rising in outskirts of galaxy LEDA 1323072

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-20 00:56:09
Flux: 18.93 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-10 20:02:24
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/2017bjy