Discovery certificate for object 2017itt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15224 [ 2017TNSTR1377....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-06 10:11:33
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 2017itt
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17def
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:47:03.440 (176.764333) DEC = -18:07:43.64 (-18.128789)
Discovery date: 2017-12-04 23:26:52 (JD=2458092.4769907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 6dFGS gJ114703.2-180743

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-04 23:26:52
Flux: 18.32 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-15 16:00:28
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/2017itt