Discovery certificate for object 2017ifj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14767 [ 2017TNSTR1264....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-16 10:56:40
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 2017ifj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cxt
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:23:01.070 (155.754458) DEC = +69:45:10.22 (69.752839)
Discovery date: 2017-11-13 22:53:45 (JD=2458071.4539931)


Remarks: candidate SN in outskirts of galaxy SDSS J102302.70+694511.1

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-13 22:53:45
Flux: 18.95 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-18 11:05:16
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/2017ifj