Discovery certificate for object 2017esp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12049 [ 2017TNSTR.658....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-15 06:59:47
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 2017esp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bnr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:54:31.940 (163.633083) DEC = -33:59:53.70 (-33.99825)
Discovery date: 2017-06-14 03:59:02 (JD=2457918.6659954)


Remarks: candidate SN near DSS blob (and UV source GALEXASC J105432.09-335951.8), GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-14 03:59:02
Flux: 18.84 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-16 22:09:07
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/2017esp