Discovery certificate for object 2017hkz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14174 [ 2017TNSTR1135....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-18 14:12:19
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017hkz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cqg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:39:23.220 (174.84675) DEC = +64:48:15.66 (64.80435)
Discovery date: 2017-10-16 09:18:43 (JD=2458042.8879977)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy 2MASX J11392267+6448128

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-16 09:18:43
Flux: 18.28 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-18 11:06:43
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/2017hkz