Discovery certificate for object 2017fqj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12743 [ 2017TNSTR.800....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-24 19:47:41
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 2017fqj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bvq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:50:16.290 (192.567875) DEC = -02:43:36.88 (-2.726911)
Discovery date: 2017-07-20 14:29:45 (JD=2457955.1039931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2dFGRS TGN188Z172

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-20 14:29:45
Flux: 18.95 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-18 22:42:14
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/2017fqj