Discovery certificate for object 2017ign
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14802 [ 2017TNSTR1278....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-19 13:16:52
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 2017ign
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cyo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:37:33.020 (279.387583) DEC = -11:02:23.75 (-11.039931)
Discovery date: 2017-11-16 07:10:33 (JD=2458073.7989931)


Remarks: Galactic plane transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-16 07:10:33
Flux: 18.18 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-03 14:49:55
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/2017ign