Discovery certificate for object 2017ivn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15279 [ 2017TNSTR1396....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-11 17:42:00
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 2017ivn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dfb
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:07:49.560 (91.9565) DEC = -37:38:54.02 (-37.648339)
Discovery date: 2017-12-06 11:03:50 (JD=2458093.9609954)


Remarks: hostless, blue transient

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-06 11:03:50
Flux: 18.3 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-09 18:50:24
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/2017ivn