Discovery certificate for object 2017ido
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14716 [ 2017TNSTR1261....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-15 08:11:28
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 2017ido
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cwf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:37:29.400 (279.3725) DEC = -39:18:32.22 (-39.30895)
Discovery date: 2017-11-12 00:40:19 (JD=2458069.5279977)


Remarks: blue transient on faint DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-12 00:40:19
Flux: 16.57 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-28 20:22:33
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/2017ido