Discovery certificate for object 2017fck
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12335 [ 2017TNSTR.730....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-03 13:35:30
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 2017fck
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bro
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:19:54.370 (79.976542) DEC = -56:11:08.48 (-56.185689)
Discovery date: 2017-07-02 13:03:21 (JD=2457937.0439931)


Remarks: hostless, blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-02 13:03:21
Flux: 16.48 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-07 19:10:33
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/2017fck