Discovery certificate for object 2017gbh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13071 [ 2017TNSTR.869....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-15 21:50:05
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 2017gbh
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cay
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:18:09.420 (274.53925) DEC = +18:05:24.68 (18.090189)
Discovery date: 2017-08-11 02:49:55 (JD=2457976.6179977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy MCG+03-46-023 GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-11 02:49:55
Flux: 17.57 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-03 17:48:28
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/2017gbh