Discovery certificate for object 2017eis
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11740 [ 2017TNSTR.600....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-27 15:24:12
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 2017eis
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bjj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:37:19.460 (9.331083) DEC = +29:04:41.12 (29.078089)
Discovery date: 2017-05-25 19:03:21 (JD=2457899.2939931)


Remarks: candidate SN near SDSS galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-25 19:03:21
Flux: 17.59 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-17 17:32:38
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/2017eis