Discovery certificate for object 2017dhx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10970 [ 2017TNSTR.479....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-25 18:24:49
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 2017dhx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bce
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:38:39.980 (279.666583) DEC = -37:36:40.50 (-37.61125)
Discovery date: 2017-04-24 00:40:19 (JD=2457867.5279977)


Remarks: candidate SN on faint DSS smudge, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-04-24 00:40:19
Flux: 18.26 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-21 08:48:28
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/2017dhx