Discovery certificate for object 2017fgs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12469 [ 2017TNSTR.754....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-11 19:25:57
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 2017fgs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17btb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:38:23.210 (54.596708) DEC = -86:00:14.98 (-86.004161)
Discovery date: 2017-07-10 01:03:21 (JD=2457944.5439931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 217246 GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-10 01:03:21
Flux: 17.51 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-01 03:11:31
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/2017fgs