Discovery certificate for object 2017fpl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12713 [ 2017TNSTR.795....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-23 10:24:07
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 2017fpl
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17buo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:29:46.650 (247.444375) DEC = -70:40:33.67 (-70.676019)
Discovery date: 2017-07-18 13:17:45 (JD=2457953.0539931)


Remarks: transient near DSS source, GS-TEC predicts SN II

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-18 13:17:45
Flux: 18.38 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-23 15:20:09
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/2017fpl