Discovery certificate for object 2017on
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8099

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-24 23:45:47
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 2017on
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17afo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:09:46.89 (62.445375) DEC = +24:53:46.82 (24.896339)
Discovery date: 2017-01-22 21:14:24 (JD=2457776.385)


Remarks: apparently hostless candidate SN, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia close to max

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-22 21:14:24
Flux: 18.47 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-09 09:59:02
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/2017on