Discovery certificate for object 2017fvj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12895 [ 2017TNSTR.826....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-01 15:52:57
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 2017fvj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bxr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:43:16.970 (40.820708) DEC = -28:00:33.59 (-28.009331)
Discovery date: 2017-07-30 11:58:33 (JD=2457964.9989931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2dFGRS TGS234Z097 GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-30 11:58:33
Flux: 17.91 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-24 18:30:14
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/2017fvj