Discovery certificate for object 2017idf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14707 [ 2017TNSTR1261....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-15 00:43:17
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 2017idf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cvw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:40:53.780 (265.224083) DEC = +42:17:37.46 (42.293739)
Discovery date: 2017-11-11 08:03:50 (JD=2458068.8359954)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy shaped object in DSS and PanSTARRS

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-11 08:03:50
Flux: 18.96 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-07 10:14:52
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/2017idf