Discovery certificate for object 2017itu
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15225 [ 2017TNSTR1377....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-06 10:15:04
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 2017itu
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17deg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:34:23.570 (188.598208) DEC = -09:00:25.85 (-9.007181)
Discovery date: 2017-12-04 15:24:28 (JD=2458092.1419907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 996421

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-04 15:24:28
Flux: 18.95 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-19 04:10:33
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/2017itu