Discovery certificate for object 2017gkf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13325 [ 2017TNSTR.942....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-31 14:19:20
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017gkf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cdz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:05:31.410 (211.380875) DEC = -22:13:47.60 (-22.229889)
Discovery date: 2017-08-27 21:18:43 (JD=2457993.3879977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy ESO 578-21, GS-TEC predicts SN IIp

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-27 21:18:43
Flux: 18.89 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-22 21:56:09
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/2017gkf