Discovery certificate for object 2017dcd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10796 [ 2017TNSTR.444....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-17 15:10:15
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 2017dcd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17baf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:45:37.280 (131.405333) DEC = +21:17:35.81 (21.293281)
Discovery date: 2017-03-25 23:31:12 (JD=2457838.48)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy LEDA 1647036

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-03-25 23:31:12
Flux: 20.32 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-25 21:44:38
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/2017dcd