Discovery certificate for object 2017fil
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12516 [ 2017TNSTR.759....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-12 21:25:40
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 2017fil
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17btf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:32:26.750 (158.111458) DEC = -16:03:14.58 (-16.05405)
Discovery date: 2017-07-10 20:11:02 (JD=2457945.3409954)


Remarks: candidate SN near extended DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-10 20:11:02
Flux: 18.8 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-18 22:01:55
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/2017fil