Discovery certificate for object 2017iuf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15238 [ 2017TNSTR1379....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-07 13:25:55
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 2017iuf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17deq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 18:27:01.150 (276.754792) DEC = +26:49:47.78 (26.829939)
Discovery date: 2017-12-01 19:48:00 (JD=2458089.325)


Remarks: candidate SN GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-01 19:48:00
Flux: 18.77 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-08 09:33:07
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/2017iuf