Discovery certificate for object 2017ifp
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14773 [ 2017TNSTR1264....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-16 11:02:51
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 2017ifp
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cxz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 23:40:09.120 (355.038) DEC = -70:23:32.50 (-70.392361)
Discovery date: 2017-10-16 20:03:50 (JD=2458043.3359954)


Remarks: blue hostless transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-16 20:03:50
Flux: 20.36 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-17 02:16:48
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/2017ifp