Discovery certificate for object 2017irf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15144 [ 2017TNSTR1356....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-30 10:09:28
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 2017irf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dci
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:59:37.810 (224.907542) DEC = +22:41:12.70 (22.686861)
Discovery date: 2017-11-28 10:17:45 (JD=2458085.9289931)


Remarks: Candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J145937.74+224112.6, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-28 10:17:45
Flux: 17.41 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-24 10:17:45
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/2017irf