Discovery certificate for object 2017irv
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15163 [ 2017TNSTR1358....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-01 12:13:17
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 2017irv
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dcv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:58:08.770 (14.536542) DEC = -11:47:11.15 (-11.786431)
Discovery date: 2017-11-30 00:12:57 (JD=2458087.5089931)


Remarks: blue transient near galaxy APMUKS(BJ) B005538.52-120314.2

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-30 00:12:57
Flux: 18.93 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-22 13:35:02
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/2017irv