Discovery certificate for object 2017his
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14114 [ 2017TNSTR1115....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-14 15:11:11
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 2017his
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cpe
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:25:44.560 (51.435667) DEC = -63:52:53.80 (-63.881611)
Discovery date: 2017-10-11 19:46:33 (JD=2458038.3239931)


Remarks: bright candidate SN near galaxy GALEXASC J032545.35-635254.0

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-11 19:46:33
Flux: 16.75 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-06 02:19:40
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/2017his