Discovery certificate for object 2017ivw
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15288 [ 2017TNSTR1399....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-12 14:06:38
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 2017ivw
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dfi
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:21:05.880 (245.2745) DEC = +27:53:57.62 (27.899339)
Discovery date: 2017-11-21 20:08:09 (JD=2458079.3389931)


Remarks: candidate SN declining near galaxy 2MASX J16210609+2753543, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-11-21 20:08:09
Flux: 19.06 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-01 04:13:26
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/2017ivw