Discovery certificate for object 2017edc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11572 [ 2017TNSTR.563....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-18 09:05:00
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 2017edc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bgn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:41:49.110 (340.454625) DEC = +37:43:23.48 (37.723189)
Discovery date: 2017-05-15 11:11:02 (JD=2457888.9659954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy MCG+06-49-077

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-15 11:11:02
Flux: 18.78 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-18 23:57:07
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/2017edc