Discovery certificate for object 2017hbd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13894 [ 2017TNSTR1062....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-03 19:27:24
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 2017hbd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cmp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:07:07.520 (316.781333) DEC = -25:02:32.64 (-25.0424)
Discovery date: 2017-10-01 19:09:07 (JD=2458028.2979977)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy LEDA 170369

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-01 19:09:07
Flux: 17.98 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-18 00:25:55
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/2017hbd