Discovery certificate for object 2017cfy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10116 [ 2017TNSTR.321....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-18 16:38:56
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: AT 2017cfy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17arp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:12:08.400 (153.035) DEC = -38:53:11.18 (-38.886439)
Discovery date: 2017-03-13 14:31:12.000 (JD=2457826.105)


Remarks: candidate SN in emission-line galaxy ESO 316-47

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-13 14:31:12.000
Flux: 17.57 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-19 13:22:04
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/2017cfy