Discovery certificate for object 2017fmc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12616 [ 2017TNSTR.769....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-15 09:13:31
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 2017fmc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17btk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:45:58.210 (161.492542) DEC = -03:42:31.28 (-3.708689)
Discovery date: 2017-07-11 20:24:00 (JD=2457946.35)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2dFGRS TGN161Z156, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-11 20:24:00
Flux: 18.76 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-21 16:10:33
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/2017fmc