Discovery certificate for object 2017iip
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14861 [ 2017TNSTR1285....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-20 08:25:23
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 2017iip
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cza
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:34:33.700 (68.640417) DEC = -33:47:05.53 (-33.784869)
Discovery date: 2017-11-17 11:15:21 (JD=2458074.9689931)


Remarks: blue transient close to UV source GALEXASC J043433.70-334706.5, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-17 11:15:21
Flux: 18.9 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-03 11:36:57
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/2017iip