Discovery certificate for object 2017ije
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14877 [ 2017TNSTR1285....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-20 13:58:11
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 2017ije
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17czm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:55:02.010 (253.758375) DEC = +26:05:16.48 (26.087911)
Discovery date: 2017-11-18 15:44:38 (JD=2458076.1559954)


Remarks: Gaia source coincident with QSO SDSS J165502.02+260516.5 brightens by ~0.2 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-18 15:44:38
Flux: 17.47 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-02 04:09:07
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/2017ije