Discovery certificate for object 2017idu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14722 [ 2017TNSTR1261....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-15 17:39:31
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 2017idu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cwl
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:31:59.040 (22.996) DEC = -72:49:34.61 (-72.826281)
Discovery date: 2017-11-13 11:49:55 (JD=2458070.9929977)


Remarks: new blue transient in galaxy LEDA 259993, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-13 11:49:55
Flux: 18.42 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-15 07:55:12
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/2017idu