Discovery certificate for object 2017ipg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15081 [ 2017TNSTR1344....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-28 12:51:09
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 2017ipg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dcb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:56:27.140 (29.113083) DEC = -23:56:00.78 (-23.93355)
Discovery date: 2017-11-27 05:54:14 (JD=2458084.7459954)


Remarks: long term rise in blue Gaia source (likely UV source, GALEXASC J015627.15-235600.6)

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-27 05:54:14
Flux: 17.84 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-27 13:43:40
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/2017ipg