Discovery certificate for object 2017hic
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14096 [ 2017TNSTR1109....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-13 09:30:48
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 2017hic
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cos
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:31:55.310 (172.980458) DEC = +38:19:58.33 (38.332869)
Discovery date: 2017-10-03 05:13:55 (JD=2458029.7179977)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J113155.19+381959.7

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-03 05:13:55
Flux: 19.12 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-20 04:56:38
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/2017hic