Discovery certificate for object 2017iuj
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15242 [ 2017TNSTR1379....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-07 13:29:09
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 2017iuj
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17deu
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 08:10:52.150 (122.717292) DEC = -24:32:10.39 (-24.536219)
Discovery date: 2017-12-02 00:18:43 (JD=2458089.5129977)


Remarks: blue transient near Galactic Plane - candidate CV

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-02 00:18:43
Flux: 18.06 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-09 00:40:19
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/2017iuj