Discovery certificate for object 2017ida
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14702 [ 2017TNSTR1261....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-15 00:37:26
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 2017ida
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cvr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:35:25.580 (98.856583) DEC = -04:30:48.78 (-4.51355)
Discovery date: 2017-11-05 22:29:16 (JD=2458063.4369907)


Remarks: blue transient near faint PanSTARRS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-05 22:29:16
Flux: 18.46 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-01 16:52:19
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/2017ida