Discovery certificate for object 2017ija
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14873 [ 2017TNSTR1285....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-20 13:53:07
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 2017ija
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17czi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:31:56.820 (127.98675) DEC = +32:47:39.34 (32.794261)
Discovery date: 2017-11-18 21:48:57 (JD=2458076.4089931)


Remarks: transient on faint SDSS galaxy SDSS J083156.82+324739.3

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-18 21:48:57
Flux: 18.86 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-28 16:00:28
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/2017ija