Discovery certificate for object 2017axv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9134 [ 2017TNSTR.206....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-02-19 19:39:21
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 2017axv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17akf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:07:50.980 (226.962417) DEC = +07:17:29.47 (7.291519)
Discovery date: 2017-02-12 00:56:09 (JD=2457796.5389931)


Remarks: candidate SN close to centre of galaxy LEDA 1318314, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-02-12 00:56:09
Flux: 18.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-13 05:52:48
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/2017axv