Discovery certificate for object 2017lc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8005 [ 2017TNSTR..67....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-18 08:46:12
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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: SN 2017lc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17aea
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:44:25.700 (146.107083) DEC = -18:32:54.02 (-18.548339)
Discovery date: 2017-01-11 21:08:38 (JD=2457765.3809954)


Remarks: blue hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-11 21:08:38
Flux: 18.33 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-23 09:00:00
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/2017lc