Discovery certificate for object 2017far
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12285 [ 2017TNSTR.710....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-06-30 07:31:51
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 2017far
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bqj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:46:53.090 (356.721208) DEC = -28:33:37.84 (-28.560511)
Discovery date: 2017-06-28 00:02:52 (JD=2457932.5019907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy APMUKS(BJ) B234416.95-285016.4

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-28 00:02:52
Flux: 18.23 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-26 14:06:43
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/2017far