Discovery certificate for object 2017dgu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10938 [ 2017TNSTR.470....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-24 22:47:25
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: SN 2017dgu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bbw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:24:02.180 (321.009083) DEC = -53:33:55.19 (-53.565331)
Discovery date: 2017-04-22 13:06:14 (JD=2457866.0459954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 6dFGS gJ212402.0-533357 GS-TEC predicts SN II

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-04-22 13:06:14
Flux: 18.89 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-29 07:12:00
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/2017dgu