Discovery certificate for object 2017exg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12190 [ 2017TNSTR.690....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-24 07:34:20
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 2017exg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bpm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:08:30.510 (17.127125) DEC = -14:56:58.06 (-14.949461)
Discovery date: 2017-06-22 18:05:45 (JD=2457927.2539931)


Remarks: candidate SN rising near galaxy 6dFGS gJ010830.6-145705, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia premax

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-22 18:05:45
Flux: 18.82 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-31 00:05:45
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/2017exg