Discovery certificate for object 2017eeq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11621 [ 2017TNSTR.574....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-21 09:52:56
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 2017eeq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bhu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:07:57.810 (151.990875) DEC = +01:16:08.40 (1.269)
Discovery date: 2017-05-18 14:57:07 (JD=2457892.1229977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 154664, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-18 14:57:07
Flux: 18.87 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-05 13:01:55
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/2017eeq