Discovery certificate for object 2017irx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15166 [ 2017TNSTR1358....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-01 12:17:38
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 2017irx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dcy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:37:51.560 (174.464833) DEC = +03:58:06.56 (3.968489)
Discovery date: 2017-11-29 21:28:48 (JD=2458087.395)


Remarks: candidate SN in galaxy SDSS J113751.60+035806.4 GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-29 21:28:48
Flux: 18.58 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-16 08:35:31
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/2017irx