Discovery certificate for object 2017fol
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12682 [ 2017TNSTR.783....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-20 16:21:03
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 2017fol
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bty
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:41:44.440 (130.435167) DEC = +75:17:06.90 (75.28525)
Discovery date: 2017-07-14 23:35:31 (JD=2457949.4829977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 2767239 GS-TEC predicts SN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-14 23:35:31
Flux: 18.86 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-26 17:55:40
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/2017fol