Discovery certificate for object 2017hij
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14103 [ 2017TNSTR1109....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-13 09:47:21
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 2017hij
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17coz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:42:26.100 (355.60875) DEC = -40:27:06.98 (-40.451939)
Discovery date: 2017-10-11 00:41:45 (JD=2458037.5289931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 6dFGS gJ234225.8-402705

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-11 00:41:45
Flux: 18.38 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-02 02:22:33
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/2017hij