Discovery certificate for object 2017gri
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13595 [ 2017TNSTR.990....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-11 09:34:29
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 2017gri
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17chj
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:10:43.480 (197.681167) DEC = -44:39:16.67 (-44.654631)
Discovery date: 2017-09-09 07:12:00 (JD=2458005.8)


Remarks: candidate SN, near faint blob in DSS GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-09 07:12:00
Flux: 18.84 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-22 13:10:33
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/2017gri