Discovery certificate for object 2017hlw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14199 [ 2017TNSTR1140....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-19 09:18:07
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 2017hlw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cqm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:27:25.450 (156.856042) DEC = -17:23:55.75 (-17.398819)
Discovery date: 2017-10-17 18:25:55 (JD=2458044.2679977)


Remarks: bright candidate SN in galaxy LEDA 883918

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-17 18:25:55
Flux: 17.14 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-10 09:56:09
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/2017hlw