Discovery certificate for object 2017egr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11684 [ 2017TNSTR.591....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-25 08:32:12
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: AT 2017egr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17biz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:57:31.400 (179.380833) DEC = -16:07:37.99 (-16.127219)
Discovery date: 2017-05-23 20:39:50 (JD=2457897.3609954)


Remarks: candidate SN near DSS extended source, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-23 20:39:50
Flux: 18.9 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-14 02:36:57
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/2017egr