Discovery certificate for object 2017ifi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14766 [ 2017TNSTR1264....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-16 10:46:24
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 2017ifi
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cxs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 09:05:17.310 (136.322125) DEC = +59:59:55.46 (59.998739)
Discovery date: 2017-11-14 21:21:36 (JD=2458072.39)


Remarks: blue transient near DSS source (GS-TEC predicts SN Ia)

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-14 21:21:36
Flux: 18.76 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-20 23:15:21
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/2017ifi