Discovery certificate for object 2017fvr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12903 [ 2017TNSTR.830....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-02 14:27:17
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: SN 2017fvr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bxu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:47:28.230 (71.867625) DEC = +23:58:57.83 (23.982731)
Discovery date: 2017-08-01 00:40:19 (JD=2457966.5279977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy UGC 3165 (~1 arcsec away from MLS_J044728.1+235857)

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-01 00:40:19
Flux: 18.07 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-02-11 04:36:28
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/2017fvr