Discovery certificate for object 2017fqs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12752 [ 2017TNSTR.806....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-25 08:11:50
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 2017fqs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bvy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:12:52.730 (198.219708) DEC = +05:47:38.11 (5.793919)
Discovery date: 2017-07-22 20:36:57 (JD=2457957.3589931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 1289182

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-22 20:36:57
Flux: 18.62 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-20 10:50:52
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/2017fqs