Discovery certificate for object 2017hfp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14021 [ 2017TNSTR1092....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-10 08:17:17
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 2017hfp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17coa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:41:59.090 (310.496208) DEC = +13:09:37.30 (13.160361)
Discovery date: 2017-10-08 13:46:33 (JD=2458035.0739931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J20415930+1309420

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-08 13:46:33
Flux: 18.69 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-01 11:08:09
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/2017hfp