Discovery certificate for object 2017egl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11678 [ 2017TNSTR.591....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-25 08:26:18
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 2017egl
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bit
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:20:30.820 (155.128417) DEC = +43:01:24.96 (43.0236)
Discovery date: 2017-05-23 15:36:00 (JD=2457897.15)


Remarks: candidate SN in the outskirts of NGC 3202, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-23 15:36:00
Flux: 18.03 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-19 10:13:26
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/2017egl