Discovery certificate for object 2017ifk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14768 [ 2017TNSTR1264....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-16 10:57:23
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 2017ifk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cxu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:05:36.640 (256.402667) DEC = +33:58:22.58 (33.972939)
Discovery date: 2017-11-14 20:00:57 (JD=2458072.3339931)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy 2MASX J17053706+3358243

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-14 20:00:57
Flux: 18.4 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-04 10:13:26
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/2017ifk