Discovery certificate for object 2017iet
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14750 [ 2017TNSTR1261....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-15 19:23:08
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017iet
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cxn
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:58:22.680 (299.5945) DEC = -61:37:13.19 (-61.620331)
Discovery date: 2017-10-22 12:23:02 (JD=2458049.0159954)


Remarks: declining transient near UV source GALEXASC J195822.79-613711.3

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-22 12:23:02
Flux: 17.4 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-05-21 20:54:14
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/2017iet