Discovery certificate for object 2017iqn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15118 [ 2017TNSTR1350....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-29 11:58:28
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 2017iqn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dce
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 20:11:40.200 (302.9175) DEC = +09:18:45.50 (9.312639)
Discovery date: 2017-11-27 19:17:45 (JD=2458085.3039931)


Remarks: bright blue hostless transient (nothing detected in PanSTARRS), candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-27 19:17:45
Flux: 16.67 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-31 07:33:36
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/2017iqn