Discovery certificate for object 2017iju
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14896 [ 2017TNSTR1294....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-21 11:02:25
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 2017iju
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17czw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:02:33.290 (300.638708) DEC = -18:36:38.84 (-18.610789)
Discovery date: 2017-11-20 12:57:36 (JD=2458078.04)


Remarks: transient on extended faint PanSTARRS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-20 12:57:36
Flux: 18.66 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-28 07:06:14
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/2017iju