Discovery certificate for object 2017egk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11677 [ 2017TNSTR.591....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-25 08:24:54
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 2017egk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bis
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:24:35.500 (156.147917) DEC = +37:32:50.86 (37.547461)
Discovery date: 2017-05-23 03:31:40 (JD=2457896.6469907)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy SDSS J102435.46+373250.5

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-23 03:31:40
Flux: 18.99 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-17 22:12:00
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/2017egk