Discovery certificate for object 2017iwc
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15295 [ 2017TNSTR1399....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-12 14:16:13
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 2017iwc
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dfp
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 16:08:31.110 (242.129625) DEC = +31:49:39.54 (31.82765)
Discovery date: 2017-12-10 02:22:33 (JD=2458097.5989931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy SDSS J160831.14+314938.4 GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-10 02:22:33
Flux: 17.6 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-20 20:12:28
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/2017iwc