Discovery certificate for object 2017ifn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14771

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-16 11:00:55
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 2017ifn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cxx
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:20:31.380 (275.13075) DEC = -10:16:19.52 (-10.272089)
Discovery date: 2017-11-14 01:10:33 (JD=2458071.5489931)


Remarks: hostless transient in Galactic plane, rising

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-14 01:10:33
Flux: 19.6 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-13 20:57:07
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/2017ifn