Discovery certificate for object 2017hfz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14033 [ 2017TNSTR1092....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-10 19:41:31
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 2017hfz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17coi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:47:25.040 (71.854333) DEC = -54:16:57.43 (-54.282619)
Discovery date: 2017-10-09 07:33:36 (JD=2458035.815)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy shaped object in DSS

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-09 07:33:36
Flux: 18.04 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-07 01:52:19
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/2017hfz