Discovery certificate for object 2017eys
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12232 [ 2017TNSTR.696....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-26 06:56:00
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 2017eys
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bqa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:05:50.270 (181.459458) DEC = +15:54:48.13 (15.913369)
Discovery date: 2017-06-24 08:54:14 (JD=2457928.8709954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 38340

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-24 08:54:14
Flux: 17.58 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-26 22:58:04
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/2017eys