Discovery certificate for object 2017fwf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 12918 [ 2017TNSTR.842....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-04 09:44:16
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 2017fwf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17byc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:41:56.050 (235.483542) DEC = +16:08:58.56 (16.1496)
Discovery date: 2017-08-01 08:44:09 (JD=2457966.8639931)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy LEDA 1501941, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-01 08:44:09
Flux: 18.13 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-06-19 23:32:38
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/2017fwf