Discovery certificate for object 2017iui
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15241 [ 2017TNSTR1379....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-07 13:28:16
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: SN 2017iui
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17det
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:06:31.030 (151.629292) DEC = -16:29:12.77 (-16.486881)
Discovery date: 2017-12-02 04:01:55 (JD=2458089.6679977)


Remarks: candidate SN near DSS and PanSTARRS galaxy GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-02 04:01:55
Flux: 18.82 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-25 18:31:40
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/2017iui