Discovery certificate for object 2017ivs
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15284 [ 2017TNSTR1396....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-11 17:54:00
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 2017ivs
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dfg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:14:13.390 (183.555792) DEC = -22:31:14.99 (-22.520831)
Discovery date: 2017-12-06 21:38:52 (JD=2458094.4019907)


Remarks: candidate SN near extended PanSTARRS source, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-06 21:38:52
Flux: 17.89 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-16 21:57:36
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/2017ivs