Discovery certificate for object 2017ijc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14875 [ 2017TNSTR1285....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-20 13:54:53
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 2017ijc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17czk
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:20:26.450 (275.110208) DEC = +03:05:47.11 (3.096419)
Discovery date: 2017-11-19 01:26:24 (JD=2458076.56)


Remarks: hostless blue Galactic plane transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-19 01:26:24
Flux: 18.66 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-07 19:19:12
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/2017ijc