Discovery certificate for object 2017dit
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 10992 [ 2017TNSTR.485....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-04-27 12:35:45
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 2017dit
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bci
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:27:58.920 (231.9955) DEC = +42:50:48.70 (42.846861)
Discovery date: 2017-04-24 23:09:36 (JD=2457868.465)


Remarks: candidate SN near emission line galaxy 2MASX J15275941+4250592, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-04-24 23:09:36
Flux: 18.35 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-04-10 11:05:16
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/2017dit