Discovery certificate for object 2017ie
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 7917 [ 2017TNSTR..51....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-01-12 12:47:16
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 2017ie
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17abr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:18:26.820 (4.61175) DEC = -14:14:44.41 (-14.245669)
Discovery date: 2017-01-07 15:21:36 (JD=2457761.14)


Remarks: blue transient near centre of galaxy SDSS J001826.84-141444.9

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-01-07 15:21:36
Flux: 18.46 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-12-11 17:31:12
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/2017ie