Discovery certificate for object 2017hyz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14583 [ 2017TNSTR1241....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-11 22:31:56
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 2017hyz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cvb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:06:58.090 (271.742042) DEC = -57:34:38.96 (-57.577489)
Discovery date: 2017-10-25 14:02:24 (JD=2458052.085)


Remarks: bright candidate SN near centre of galaxy 6dFGS gJ180658.2-573438, declining

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-25 14:02:24
Flux: 16.64 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-19 13:03:21
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/2017hyz