Discovery certificate for object 2017hbe
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13895 [ 2017TNSTR1062....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-03 19:28:43
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 2017hbe
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cmq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:56:41.600 (314.173333) DEC = -24:01:21.07 (-24.022519)
Discovery date: 2017-10-01 19:12:00 (JD=2458028.3)


Remarks: candidate SN, blue transient on fuzzy blob in PanSTARRS

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-01 19:12:00
Flux: 18.67 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-17 08:12:28
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/2017hbe