Discovery certificate for object 2017cvw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10593 [ 2017TNSTR.400....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-05 15:26:02
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 2017cvw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17axx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:17:35.320 (349.397167) DEC = -41:55:48.36 (-41.9301)
Discovery date: 2017-04-04 07:09:07 (JD=2457847.7979977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J23173478-4155437

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-04-04 07:09:07
Flux: 18.36 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-30 22:53:45
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/2017cvw