Discovery certificate for object 2017cop
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10379 [ 2017TNSTR.379....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-03-31 14:45:30
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 2017cop
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17avd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:24:03.420 (321.01425) DEC = +15:01:19.20 (15.022)
Discovery date: 2017-03-25 13:43:40.000 (JD=2457838.0719907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J21240331+1501244 GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-25 13:43:40.000
Flux: 16.84 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-09 12:00:00
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/2017cop