Discovery certificate for object 2017isf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15175 [ 2017TNSTR1359....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-02 14:13:24
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 2017isf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ddh
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:06:33.520 (106.639667) DEC = -23:11:37.82 (-23.193839)
Discovery date: 2017-11-30 18:33:07 (JD=2458088.2729977)


Remarks: QSO PKS 0704-23 fades by 0.6 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-30 18:33:07
Flux: 19.15 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-05 10:46:33
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/2017isf