Discovery certificate for object 2017dei
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10863 [ 2017TNSTR.447....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-18 16:19:37
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 2017dei
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bat
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:49:48.850 (312.453542) DEC = -25:42:02.56 (-25.700711)
Discovery date: 2017-04-17 00:43:12 (JD=2457860.53)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy ESO 529-5 in a group of galaxies

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-04-17 00:43:12
Flux: 17.49 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-26 12:41:45
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/2017dei