Discovery certificate for object 2017gys
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13824 [ 2017TNSTR1049....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-30 08:24:26
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 2017gys
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ckb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:46:01.120 (341.504667) DEC = -55:28:50.88 (-55.4808)
Discovery date: 2017-09-22 18:36:00 (JD=2458019.275)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 6dFGS gJ224600.9-552853

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-22 18:36:00
Flux: 17.18 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-23 06:43:12
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/2017gys