Discovery certificate for object 2017eri
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12013 [ 2017TNSTR.650....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-13 07:21:07
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 2017eri
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bnc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:02:58.280 (195.742833) DEC = -24:11:47.26 (-24.196461)
Discovery date: 2017-06-11 22:29:16 (JD=2457916.4369907)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy 2MASX J13025843-2411456

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-11 22:29:16
Flux: 18.72 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-29 16:22:04
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/2017eri