Discovery certificate for object 2017hy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7910 [ 2017TNSTR..51....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-12 12:38:01
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: AT 2017hy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17abk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:13:20.430 (348.335125) DEC = -07:58:13.69 (-7.970469)
Discovery date: 2017-01-06 21:37:26.000 (JD=2457760.4009954)


Remarks: candidate SN in faint galaxy SDSS J231320.43-075813.2, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-06 21:37:26.000
Flux: 18.63 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-15 17:32:38
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/2017hy