Discovery certificate for object 2017idn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14715 [ 2017TNSTR1261....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-15 08:06:27
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 2017idn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cwe
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:45:34.080 (281.392) DEC = -45:22:09.41 (-45.369281)
Discovery date: 2017-11-12 00:34:33 (JD=2458069.5239931)


Remarks: blue transient near UV source GALEXASC J184534.02-452210.3, on faint blue DSS source, candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-12 00:34:33
Flux: 17.31 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-27 06:30:14
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/2017idn