Discovery certificate for object 2017fft
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12439 [ 2017TNSTR.754....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-11 08:21:27
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 2017fft
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bsq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:00:49.270 (45.205292) DEC = -79:33:10.69 (-79.552969)
Discovery date: 2017-07-08 06:57:36 (JD=2457942.79)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 229954, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia at t=5

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-08 06:57:36
Flux: 18.73 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-01 15:05:45
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/2017fft