Discovery certificate for object 2017cof
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10366 [ 2017TNSTR.379....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-31 10:03:23
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 2017cof
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17auv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:26:23.410 (261.597542) DEC = -63:17:15.11 (-63.287531)
Discovery date: 2017-03-23 19:32:09 (JD=2457836.3139931)


Remarks: candidate SN in outskirts of galaxy 2MASX J17262375-6317111

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-23 19:32:09
Flux: 18.75 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-17 03:54:43
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/2017cof