Discovery certificate for object 2017ifq
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14774 [ 2017TNSTR1264....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-16 11:03:33
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 2017ifq
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cya
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:36:18.650 (324.077708) DEC = -64:51:59.94 (-64.86665)
Discovery date: 2017-11-14 12:10:04 (JD=2458072.0069907)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy APMUKS(BJ) B213219.73-650527.9, GS-TEC predicts SN IIn

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-14 12:10:04
Flux: 18.54 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-19 18:24:28
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/2017ifq