Discovery certificate for object 2017hkf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14154 [ 2017TNSTR1124....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-16 08:45:41
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 2017hkf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cqa
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:56:07.610 (14.031708) DEC = -68:23:33.36 (-68.3926)
Discovery date: 2017-09-15 14:09:36 (JD=2458012.09)


Remarks: confirmed SN Ia in galaxy LEDA 286149

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-09-15 14:09:36
Flux: 17.8 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-03 18:46:04
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/2017hkf