Discovery certificate for object 2017ffz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12447 [ 2017TNSTR.754....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-07-11 11:14:17
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 2017ffz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bsw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:48:04.330 (147.018042) DEC = -45:26:04.99 (-45.434719)
Discovery date: 2017-07-09 01:42:14 (JD=2457943.5709954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 154327, GS-TEC predicts SN IIn

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-09 01:42:14
Flux: 18.79 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-12 09:40:19
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/2017ffz