Discovery certificate for object 2017esm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12046 [ 2017TNSTR.658....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-15 06:50:52
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 2017esm
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bno
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:55:50.080 (88.958667) DEC = -34:40:14.27 (-34.670631)
Discovery date: 2017-06-13 08:52:48 (JD=2457917.87)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy 2MASX J05554981-3440109

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-13 08:52:48
Flux: 17.83 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-01 22:10:33
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/2017esm