Discovery certificate for object 2017elp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11830 [ 2017TNSTR.622....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-03 09:14:12
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 2017elp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bks
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:05:31.700 (16.382083) DEC = +21:41:13.24 (21.687011)
Discovery date: 2017-05-30 01:12:00 (JD=2457903.55)


Remarks: candidate SN near faint galaxy SDSS J010531.77+214112.5

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-30 01:12:00
Flux: 18.98 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-29 23:26:52
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/2017elp