Discovery certificate for object 2017imi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14979 [ 2017TNSTR1312....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-24 16:46:58
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 2017imi
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dag
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:36:32.800 (219.136667) DEC = +38:12:48.96 (38.2136)
Discovery date: 2017-11-21 14:32:38 (JD=2458079.1059954)


Remarks: candidate SN 1.2 arcsec from centre of galaxy LEDA 2120938, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-21 14:32:38
Flux: 18.76 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-01 04:36:28
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/2017imi