Discovery certificate for object 2017iwb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15294 [ 2017TNSTR1399....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-12 14:15:07
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 2017iwb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dfo
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 14:29:35.540 (217.398083) DEC = +01:35:29.08 (1.591411)
Discovery date: 2017-12-09 04:45:07 (JD=2458096.6979977)


Remarks: Candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J142935.40+013527.3

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-09 04:45:07
Flux: 18.22 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-14 03:50:24
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/2017iwb