Discovery certificate for object 2017fbd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12299 [ 2017TNSTR.716....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-01 07:03:12
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: AT 2017fbd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bqs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:07:43.050 (151.929375) DEC = +14:02:43.73 (14.045481)
Discovery date: 2017-06-29 14:29:45.000 (JD=2457934.1039931)


Remarks: candidate SN, near galaxy LEDA 1447787, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-06-29 14:29:45.000
Flux: 18.82 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-29 10:16:19
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/2017fbd