Discovery certificate for object 2017hbc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13893 [ 2017TNSTR1062....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-03 19:26:22
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 2017hbc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cmo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:04:40.940 (346.170583) DEC = -36:57:54.14 (-36.965039)
Discovery date: 2017-10-02 12:43:12 (JD=2458029.03)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy GALEXASC J230440.81-365754.2

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-02 12:43:12
Flux: 18.4 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-16 18:20:09
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/2017hbc