Discovery certificate for object 2017bkp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9503 [ 2017TNSTR.244....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-25 11:01:04
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 2017bkp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ane
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:58:38.570 (29.660708) DEC = -70:32:32.42 (-70.542339)
Discovery date: 2017-02-23 08:47:02 (JD=2457807.8659954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 273171

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-23 08:47:02
Flux: 18.65 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-04 15:11:31
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/2017bkp