Discovery certificate for object 2017epe
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11947 [ 2017TNSTR.643....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-10 13:54:44
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 2017epe
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bma
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:41:32.350 (40.384792) DEC = -05:19:19.81 (-5.322169)
Discovery date: 2017-06-09 00:07:12 (JD=2457913.505)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy SDSS J024132.41-051919.4

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-09 00:07:12
Flux: 18.92 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-03 17:38:24
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/2017epe