Discovery certificate for object 2017ebc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11520 [ 2017TNSTR.554....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-15 10:43:29
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 2017ebc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bfg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:31:53.400 (322.9725) DEC = +44:11:48.37 (44.196769)
Discovery date: 2017-05-10 23:11:02 (JD=2457884.4659954)


Remarks: transient near Galactic plane, candidate SN, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-10 23:11:02
Flux: 17.37 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-29 13:19:12
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/2017ebc