Discovery certificate for object 2017gkr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13338 [ 2017TNSTR.949....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-01 08:59:48
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 2017gkr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ceg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:52:55.830 (193.232625) DEC = -26:41:51.43 (-26.697619)
Discovery date: 2017-08-29 13:14:52 (JD=2457995.0519907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy ESO 507-35

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-29 13:14:52
Flux: 18.81 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-18 15:53:16
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/2017gkr