Discovery certificate for object 2017iep
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14745 [ 2017TNSTR1261....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-15 19:07:07
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 2017iep
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cxi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:02:57.400 (30.739167) DEC = -83:53:57.48 (-83.8993)
Discovery date: 2017-10-17 06:00:00 (JD=2458043.75)


Remarks: candidate SN near blob in DSS, declining, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-17 06:00:00
Flux: 18.02 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-13 08:18:14
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/2017iep