Discovery certificate for object 2017iwf
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15302 [ 2017TNSTR1399....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-12 14:29:29
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 2017iwf
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dfw
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:41:28.690 (205.369542) DEC = -11:26:43.15 (-11.445319)
Discovery date: 2017-12-08 21:15:50 (JD=2458096.3859954)


Remarks: transient rising near faint extended PanSTARRS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-08 21:15:50
Flux: 18.96 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-07-22 20:21:07
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/2017iwf