Discovery certificate for object 2017ou
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 8106 [ 2017TNSTR..98....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-24 23:54:16
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 2017ou
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17afv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:50:54.840 (222.7285) DEC = -40:11:05.03 (-40.184731)
Discovery date: 2017-01-22 20:15:21 (JD=2457776.3439931)


Remarks: candidate SN rising on DSS source, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia at t=-8

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-22 20:15:21
Flux: 17.61 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-09-04 00:50:24
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/2017ou