Discovery certificate for object 2017cat
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 9965 [ 2017TNSTR.285....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-08 22:43:29
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: SN 2017cat
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17apv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:58:52.090 (269.717042) DEC = +34:00:09.32 (34.002589)
Discovery date: 2017-03-06 19:52:19 (JD=2457819.3279977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy UGC 11076

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-06 19:52:19
Flux: 17.02 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-30 18:51:50
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/2017cat