Discovery certificate for object 2017hfk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14014 [ 2017TNSTR1092....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-10 07:56:45
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 2017hfk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cnt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:32:37.400 (233.155833) DEC = +48:08:53.88 (48.1483)
Discovery date: 2017-10-06 16:35:02 (JD=2458033.1909954)


Remarks: candidate SN near faint galaxy SDSS J153237.04+480854.9

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-06 16:35:02
Flux: 18.12 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-08 20:51:21
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/2017hfk