Discovery certificate for object 2017ipf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15080 [ 2017TNSTR1344....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-28 12:40:04
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 2017ipf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dca
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 03:29:11.310 (52.297125) DEC = -25:52:16.72 (-25.871311)
Discovery date: 2017-11-26 05:34:04 (JD=2458083.7319907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy GALEXASC J032911.41-255216.3 (and extended PanSTARRS source)

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-26 05:34:04
Flux: 18.86 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-28 01:27:50
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/2017ipf