Discovery certificate for object 2017hig
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14100 [ 2017TNSTR1109....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-13 09:40:26
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 2017hig
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cow
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:33:17.600 (158.323333) DEC = +16:24:27.14 (16.407539)
Discovery date: 2017-10-11 11:47:02 (JD=2458037.9909954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J10331713+1624254

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-11 11:47:02
Flux: 17.53 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-10 10:27:50
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/2017hig