Discovery certificate for object 2017idb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14703 [ 2017TNSTR1261....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-15 00:38:27
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 2017idb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cvs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:40:19.940 (85.083083) DEC = -61:59:19.68 (-61.9888)
Discovery date: 2017-11-10 11:26:52 (JD=2458067.9769907)


Remarks: candidate SN near faint smudge in DSS, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-10 11:26:52
Flux: 18.96 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-11 23:44:09
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/2017idb