Discovery certificate for object 2017iin
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14859 [ 2017TNSTR1285....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-20 08:21:49
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 2017iin
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cyy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:05:38.600 (286.410833) DEC = -18:50:32.78 (-18.842439)
Discovery date: 2017-11-17 07:01:55 (JD=2458074.7929977)


Remarks: bright blue transient near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-17 07:01:55
Flux: 15.23 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-17 02:48:28
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/2017iin