Discovery certificate for object 2017fvs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12904 [ 2017TNSTR.830....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-02 14:30:41
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 2017fvs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17bxv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:25:06.500 (156.277083) DEC = +66:18:18.04 (66.305011)
Discovery date: 2017-07-31 03:46:04 (JD=2457965.6569907)


Remarks: candidate SN on galaxy shaped DSS blob

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-07-31 03:46:04
Flux: 18.95 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-12 21:36:00
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/2017fvs