Discovery certificate for object 2017eac
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11489 [ 2017TNSTR.543....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-12 19:21:39
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 2017eac
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bem
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:34:41.650 (188.673542) DEC = -77:59:47.72 (-77.996589)
Discovery date: 2017-05-05 07:36:28 (JD=2457878.8169907)


Remarks: candidate SN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-05 07:36:28
Flux: 17.8 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-27 03:46:04
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/2017eac