Discovery certificate for object 2017giw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 13285 [ 2017TNSTR.929....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-08-29 07:41:24
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 2017giw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ccx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:31:46.070 (292.941958) DEC = +39:50:22.85 (39.839681)
Discovery date: 2017-08-14 15:15:50 (JD=2457980.1359954)


Remarks: blue transient on fuzzy DSS blob, candidate SN

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-08-14 15:15:50
Flux: 18.02 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-02 18:23:02
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/2017giw