Discovery certificate for object 2017ivm
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15277 [ 2017TNSTR1396....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-11 17:31:41
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 2017ivm
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dez
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:59:21.430 (179.839292) DEC = -21:42:44.86 (-21.712461)
Discovery date: 2017-12-06 03:40:19 (JD=2458093.6529977)


Remarks: 1.5 mag brightening in Quasar 3FGL J1159.2-2141

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-06 03:40:19
Flux: 16.98 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-08-20 12:37:26
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/2017ivm