Discovery certificate for object 2017hkd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14152 [ 2017TNSTR1124....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-16 08:39:49
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 2017hkd
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cpy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:17:41.020 (154.420917) DEC = -05:40:57.40 (-5.682611)
Discovery date: 2017-10-15 00:11:31 (JD=2458041.5079977)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy 2dFGRS TGN098Z345

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-15 00:11:31
Flux: 18.48 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-09 10:06:14
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/2017hkd