Discovery certificate for object 2017isx
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15201 [ 2017TNSTR1372....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-05 09:45:58
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 2017isx
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17ddy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:35:55.170 (203.979875) DEC = +04:41:18.78 (4.68855)
Discovery date: 2017-12-03 10:48:00 (JD=2458090.95)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 1271791 GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-03 10:48:00
Flux: 18.81 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-24 04:22:04
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/2017isx