Discovery certificate for object 2017egn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11680 [ 2017TNSTR.591....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-25 08:28:25
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 2017egn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17biv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:25:40.670 (351.419458) DEC = -13:30:18.54 (-13.50515)
Discovery date: 2017-05-24 06:04:19 (JD=2457897.7529977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2dFGRS TGS906Z085, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-24 06:04:19
Flux: 18.36 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-06 03:31:40
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/2017egn