Discovery certificate for object 2017iky
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14931 [ 2017TNSTR1300....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-22 11:08:32
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 2017iky
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17czy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 15:29:38.910 (232.412125) DEC = +36:03:36.25 (36.060069)
Discovery date: 2017-11-20 16:07:40 (JD=2458078.1719907)


Remarks: candidate SN <1 arcsec from centre of galaxy SDSS J152938.86+360335.8, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-20 16:07:40
Flux: 18.21 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-02 04:27:50
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/2017iky