Discovery certificate for object 2017eit
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11741 [ 2017TNSTR.600....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-27 15:24:56
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 2017eit
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bjk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:35:08.280 (188.7845) DEC = -27:56:26.38 (-27.940661)
Discovery date: 2017-05-25 14:28:19 (JD=2457899.1029977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J12350718-2756262

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-25 14:28:19
Flux: 18.96 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-17 12:47:31
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/2017eit