Discovery certificate for object 2017gll
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13360 [ 2017TNSTR.958....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-03 14:45:38
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 2017gll
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ceu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:44:42.850 (161.178542) DEC = -40:35:11.72 (-40.586589)
Discovery date: 2017-08-23 00:41:45 (JD=2457988.5289931)


Remarks: bright candidate SN in galaxy ESO 318-8, declining

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-23 00:41:45
Flux: 16.48 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-11 15:37:26
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/2017gll