Discovery certificate for object 2017ioy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15071 [ 2017TNSTR1344....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-28 12:24:17
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 2017ioy
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dbr
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:03:23.320 (150.847167) DEC = +26:25:56.75 (26.432431)
Discovery date: 2017-11-22 21:37:26 (JD=2458080.4009954)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J100323.22+262555.7

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-22 21:37:26
Flux: 18.94 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-20 17:47:02
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/2017ioy