Discovery certificate for object 2017lo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8019 [ 2017TNSTR..72....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-19 18:00:56
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 2017lo
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17aec
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:23:35.040 (335.896) DEC = +34:47:25.48 (34.790411)
Discovery date: 2017-01-18 04:11:59 (JD=2457771.6749884)


Remarks: candidate SN in low surface brightness galaxy 2MFGC 16873

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-18 04:11:59
Flux: 18.73 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-21 16:27:50
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/2017lo