Discovery certificate for object 2017iqo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15120 [ 2017TNSTR1350....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-29 12:04:11
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 2017iqo
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dcg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:51:56.510 (132.985458) DEC = -02:38:24.58 (-2.640161)
Discovery date: 2017-11-27 05:57:07 (JD=2458084.7479977)


Remarks: bright blue transient on faint SDSS source (+ UV source GALEXMSC J085156.50-023824.5), candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-27 05:57:07
Flux: 17.34 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-28 10:29:16
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/2017iqo