Discovery certificate for object 2017fps
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12721 [ 2017TNSTR.795....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-23 13:32:13
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 2017fps
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17buw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:55:35.960 (358.899833) DEC = -20:03:24.48 (-20.0568)
Discovery date: 2017-07-19 01:48:00 (JD=2457953.575)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 846875

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-19 01:48:00
Flux: 18.93 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-25 13:43:40
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/2017fps