Discovery certificate for object 2017irn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15154 [ 2017TNSTR1356....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-11-30 10:37:41
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 2017irn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dcs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:44:23.420 (131.097583) DEC = -06:36:17.78 (-6.604939)
Discovery date: 2017-11-28 00:01:26 (JD=2458085.5009954)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy LEDA 1030904

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-28 00:01:26
Flux: 18.92 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-29 06:20:09
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/2017irn