Discovery certificate for object 2017gyd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13802 [ 2017TNSTR1040....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-09-28 16:11:11
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 2017gyd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cjh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:52:05.210 (118.021708) DEC = +55:55:37.63 (55.927119)
Discovery date: 2017-09-21 17:38:24 (JD=2458018.235)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MFGC 6237

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-21 17:38:24
Flux: 17.66 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-19 23:41:16
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/2017gyd