Discovery certificate for object 2017eao
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11502 [ 2017TNSTR.547....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-13 14:36:37
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 2017eao
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bex
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:15:39.290 (108.913708) DEC = +02:43:24.85 (2.723569)
Discovery date: 2017-05-08 21:02:52 (JD=2457882.3769907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 1235672, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-08 21:02:52
Flux: 17.99 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-15 09:10:04
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/2017eao