Discovery certificate for object 2017hvk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14482 [ 2017TNSTR1213....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-05 14:01:28
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 2017hvk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ctk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:28:48.260 (157.201083) DEC = -50:41:54.13 (-50.698369)
Discovery date: 2017-10-18 07:00:28 (JD=2458044.7919907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy ESO 214-11, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-18 07:00:28
Flux: 19.03 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-04 14:31:12
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/2017hvk