Discovery certificate for object 2017hfq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14022 [ 2017TNSTR1092....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-10 08:19:15
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 2017hfq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cob
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:21:06.680 (65.277833) DEC = -51:15:46.44 (-51.2629)
Discovery date: 2017-10-08 05:49:55 (JD=2458034.7429977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy APMUKS(BJ) B041948.58-512248.5

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-08 05:49:55
Flux: 18.06 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-07 07:48:00
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/2017hfq