Discovery certificate for object 2017hit
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14115 [ 2017TNSTR1115....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-14 15:12:08
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 2017hit
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cpf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:40:22.340 (10.093083) DEC = -53:08:25.87 (-53.140519)
Discovery date: 2017-10-11 20:12:28 (JD=2458038.3419907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy GALEXASC J004021.41-530827.0

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-11 20:12:28
Flux: 18.97 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-20 08:05:16
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/2017hit