Discovery certificate for object 2017dge
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10921 [ 2017TNSTR.458....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-21 08:39:28
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 2017dge
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bbl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:49:49.300 (327.455417) DEC = -45:26:43.94 (-45.445539)
Discovery date: 2017-03-30 08:49:55 (JD=2457842.8679977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J21494881-4526401, aka MASTER J214949.10-452644.3

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-30 08:49:55
Flux: 17.72 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-25 21:04:19
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/2017dge