Discovery certificate for object 2017iwe
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15301 [ 2017TNSTR1399....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-12 14:28:48
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 2017iwe
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dfv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:33:12.080 (203.300333) DEC = -16:07:06.02 (-16.118339)
Discovery date: 2017-12-09 09:21:36 (JD=2458096.89)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy MCG-03-35-004

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-09 09:21:36
Flux: 18.15 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-05 15:21:36
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/2017iwe