Discovery certificate for object 2017hbw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13914 [ 2017TNSTR1071....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-05 10:59:53
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: SN 2017hbw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cmz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:40:32.890 (160.137042) DEC = +32:31:11.10 (32.51975)
Discovery date: 2017-10-03 21:40:19 (JD=2458030.4029977)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy SDSS J104032.88+323111.5

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-03 21:40:19
Flux: 18.59 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-11 10:45:07
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/2017hbw