Discovery certificate for object 2017ins
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15027 [ 2017TNSTR1336....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-27 09:15:37
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 2017ins
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dbo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:13:43.830 (303.432625) DEC = +02:51:01.94 (2.850539)
Discovery date: 2017-11-26 07:12:00 (JD=2458083.8)


Remarks: blue transient near faint extended PanSTARRS source), GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-26 07:12:00
Flux: 17.77 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-30 09:14:24
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/2017ins