Discovery certificate for object 2017elt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11836 [ 2017TNSTR.622....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-03 09:33:12
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 2017elt
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bky
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:22:01.820 (200.507583) DEC = +37:09:06.88 (37.151911)
Discovery date: 2017-05-31 15:34:33 (JD=2457905.1489931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MFGC 10701, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-31 15:34:33
Flux: 18.47 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-17 12:34:33
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/2017elt