Discovery certificate for object 2017evj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12137 [ 2017TNSTR.674....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-20 07:04:39
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: SN 2017evj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17boq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:29:43.400 (217.430833) DEC = +07:15:15.62 (7.254339)
Discovery date: 2017-06-18 15:24:28 (JD=2457923.1419907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy CGCG 047-064, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-18 15:24:28
Flux: 18.28 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-02 19:00:28
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/2017evj