Discovery certificate for object 2017fvf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12890 [ 2017TNSTR.826....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-01 14:10:11
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 2017fvf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bxm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:17:53.310 (49.472125) DEC = -07:18:00.97 (-7.300269)
Discovery date: 2017-07-30 01:20:38 (JD=2457964.5559954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy NGC 1285

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-30 01:20:38
Flux: 17.81 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-05 11:34:04
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/2017fvf