Discovery certificate for object 2017ijs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14894 [ 2017TNSTR1294....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-21 11:00:54
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 2017ijs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17czu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:18:04.030 (289.516792) DEC = -12:56:31.70 (-12.942139)
Discovery date: 2017-11-19 13:06:14 (JD=2458077.0459954)


Remarks: hostless transient near Galactic Plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-19 13:06:14
Flux: 18.79 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-31 08:51:21
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/2017ijs