Discovery certificate for object 2017hir
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14113 [ 2017TNSTR1115....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-14 15:02:54
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 2017hir
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cpd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:12:59.170 (63.246542) DEC = -66:00:48.38 (-66.013439)
Discovery date: 2017-10-12 07:40:48 (JD=2458038.82)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 177095, rising

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-12 07:40:48
Flux: 17.9 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-10 00:14:24
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/2017hir