Discovery certificate for object 2017cht
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10169 [ 2017TNSTR.329....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-20 08:10:42
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 2017cht
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17asg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:18:16.830 (349.570125) DEC = +43:49:05.77 (43.818269)
Discovery date: 2017-03-05 04:59:31 (JD=2457817.7079977)


Remarks: candidate SN in outskirts of DSS2 galaxy

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-05 04:59:31
Flux: 20.15 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-20 17:52:48
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/2017cht