Discovery certificate for object 2017ifl
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14769 [ 2017TNSTR1264....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-16 10:58:46
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 2017ifl
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cxv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:41:52.350 (280.468125) DEC = -26:00:38.77 (-26.010769)
Discovery date: 2017-11-13 18:53:16 (JD=2458071.2869907)


Remarks: apparently hostless candidate blue transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-13 18:53:16
Flux: 18.11 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-31 08:35:31
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/2017ifl