Discovery certificate for object 2017la
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8002 [ 2017TNSTR..67....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-18 08:37:58
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 2017la
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17adx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:48:26.560 (162.110667) DEC = -13:13:59.38 (-13.233161)
Discovery date: 2017-01-11 19:04:48 (JD=2457765.295)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy 2MASX J10482661-1313595

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-11 19:04:48
Flux: 18.34 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-11-22 03:05:45
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/2017la