Discovery certificate for object 2017egm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11679 [ 2017TNSTR.591....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-25 08:27:12
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: SN 2017egm
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17biu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:19:05.620 (154.773417) DEC = +46:27:14.08 (46.453911)
Discovery date: 2017-05-23 21:40:19 (JD=2457897.4029977)


Remarks: bright candidate SN in galaxy NGC 3191

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-23 21:40:19
Flux: 16.72 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-20 06:00:00
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/2017egm