Discovery certificate for object 2017cud
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10539 [ 2017TNSTR.396....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-04 09:19:07
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 2017cud
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17axk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:40:17.130 (145.071375) DEC = -03:17:30.66 (-3.29185)
Discovery date: 2017-03-31 21:25:55 (JD=2457844.3929977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 1073323

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-31 21:25:55
Flux: 19.34 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-05 01:10:33
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/2017cud