Discovery certificate for object 2017dch
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10800 [ 2017TNSTR.444....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-17 15:27:00
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 2017dch
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17baj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:55:35.700 (298.89875) DEC = -11:38:22.70 (-11.639639)
Discovery date: 2017-04-15 18:24:28 (JD=2457859.2669907)


Remarks: candidate SN near GALEXASC J195535.83-113821.4

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-04-15 18:24:28
Flux: 18.19 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-21 08:15:21
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/2017dch