Discovery certificate for object 2017ita
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15204 [ 2017TNSTR1372....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-05 09:48:14
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 2017ita
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17deb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:18:02.980 (109.512417) DEC = -29:44:02.54 (-29.734039)
Discovery date: 2017-12-03 04:46:33 (JD=2458090.6989931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J07180315-2944002

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-03 04:46:33
Flux: 18.95 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-05 06:40:19
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/2017ita