Discovery certificate for object 2017iix
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14870 [ 2017TNSTR1285....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-20 13:49:41
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Reporting Group: GaiaAlerts     Discovery Data Source: 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 2017iix
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17czf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:15:54.510 (273.977125) DEC = +02:56:24.14 (2.940039)
Discovery date: 2017-11-08 07:19:12 (JD=2458065.805)


Remarks: candidate SN declining near extended SDSS source, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-08 07:19:12
Flux: 17.57 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-30 15:40:19
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/2017iix