Discovery certificate for object 2017evq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12144 [ 2017TNSTR.677....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-21 07:00:19
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 2017evq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bov
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:53:21.450 (358.339375) DEC = +08:17:02.26 (8.283961)
Discovery date: 2017-05-24 07:26:24 (JD=2457897.81)


Remarks: candidate SN declining near galaxy SDSS J235321.47+081703.8

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-05-24 07:26:24
Flux: 18.12 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-12 03:41:45
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/2017evq