Discovery certificate for object 2017gyk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13813 [ 2017TNSTR1040....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-28 16:44:17
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 2017gyk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cjs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:17:55.040 (289.479333) DEC = -65:17:47.69 (-65.296581)
Discovery date: 2017-09-19 00:53:16 (JD=2458015.5369907)


Remarks: candidate SN on extended DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-19 00:53:16
Flux: 18.77 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-06 19:22:04
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/2017gyk