Discovery certificate for object 2017idr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14719 [ 2017TNSTR1261....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-15 17:36:17
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 2017idr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cwi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:17:01.570 (274.256542) DEC = -36:43:07.39 (-36.718719)
Discovery date: 2017-11-10 06:41:45 (JD=2458067.7789931)


Remarks: blue transient on faint blue DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-10 06:41:45
Flux: 18.75 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-30 14:22:33
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/2017idr