Discovery certificate for object 2017eab
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11487 [ 2017TNSTR.543....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-12 19:13:51
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017eab
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bek
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:27:46.830 (291.945125) DEC = +50:51:35.10 (50.85975)
Discovery date: 2017-05-05 05:11:02 (JD=2457878.7159954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 2383622

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-05 05:11:02
Flux: 17.76 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-04 13:13:26
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/2017eab