Discovery certificate for object 2017idz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14727 [ 2017TNSTR1261....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-15 17:46:00
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 2017idz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cwq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:10:46.090 (287.692042) DEC = -56:02:55.57 (-56.048769)
Discovery date: 2017-11-12 06:23:02 (JD=2458069.7659954)


Remarks: blue, hostless, bright transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-12 06:23:02
Flux: 17.24 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-24 12:24:28
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/2017idz