Discovery certificate for object 2017dpu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 11202 [ 2017TNSTR.507....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-05-02 05:56:22
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 2017dpu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bdc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:03:14.580 (255.81075) DEC = +61:27:08.93 (61.452481)
Discovery date: 2017-04-30 00:46:04 (JD=2457873.5319907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J17031485+6127040

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-04-30 00:46:04
Flux: 18.67 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-28 01:40:48
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/2017dpu