Discovery certificate for object 2017ffr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12435 [ 2017TNSTR.754....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-11 08:06:10
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 2017ffr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bsm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:40:13.710 (340.057125) DEC = -36:02:53.27 (-36.048131)
Discovery date: 2017-07-06 18:10:04 (JD=2457941.2569907)


Remarks: candidate SN in outskirts of galaxy 2MASX J22401360-3602580

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-06 18:10:04
Flux: 18.93 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-06 13:56:38
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/2017ffr