Discovery certificate for object 2017iiu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14866 [ 2017TNSTR1285....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-20 13:44:31
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 2017iiu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17czb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:54:13.560 (313.5565) DEC = -40:15:04.32 (-40.2512)
Discovery date: 2017-11-18 06:33:07 (JD=2458075.7729977)


Remarks: fast flare on red star

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-18 06:33:07
Flux: 16.52 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-03-27 14:42:43
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/2017iiu