Discovery certificate for object 2017ifz
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14784 [ 2017TNSTR1269....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-17 12:07:33
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 2017ifz
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cyd
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:44:48.690 (251.202875) DEC = +39:59:28.28 (39.991189)
Discovery date: 2017-11-15 02:08:09 (JD=2458072.5889931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J16444839+3959237, declining

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-15 02:08:09
Flux: 18.61 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-05 10:20:38
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/2017ifz