Discovery certificate for object 2017gkp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13335 [ 2017TNSTR.942....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-31 23:36:58
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 2017gkp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ced
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:47:11.790 (131.799125) DEC = -33:45:10.91 (-33.753031)
Discovery date: 2017-08-20 06:14:24 (JD=2457985.76)


Remarks: candidate SN 90 arcsec from galaxy ESO 371-16

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-20 06:14:24
Flux: 17.54 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-05 09:30:14
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/2017gkp