Discovery certificate for object 2017iew
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14753 [ 2017TNSTR1261....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-15 19:43:09
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 2017iew
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cxq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:17:14.350 (274.309792) DEC = -28:03:49.82 (-28.063839)
Discovery date: 2017-11-10 18:50:24 (JD=2458068.285)


Remarks: blue transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-10 18:50:24
Flux: 17.89 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-02 00:44:38
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/2017iew