Discovery certificate for object 2017iuc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15234 [ 2017TNSTR1379....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-07 13:20:25
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 2017iuc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dem
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:52:58.810 (343.245042) DEC = +10:56:26.92 (10.940811)
Discovery date: 2017-12-02 00:50:24 (JD=2458089.535)


Remarks: new blue source on top of a faint SDSS/PS1 galaxy. GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-02 00:50:24
Flux: 18.74 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-12 07:13:26
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/2017iuc