Discovery certificate for object 2017egq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11683 [ 2017TNSTR.591....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-25 08:31:15
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 2017egq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17biy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:57:00.350 (359.251458) DEC = +19:39:59.26 (19.666461)
Discovery date: 2017-05-23 07:13:26 (JD=2457896.8009954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy GALEXASC J235700.47+194000.7, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-23 07:13:26
Flux: 18.89 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-14 23:34:04
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/2017egq