Discovery certificate for object 2017iwg
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15304 [ 2017TNSTR1399....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-12 14:31:13
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 2017iwg
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dfy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:55:42.550 (208.927292) DEC = -07:27:55.62 (-7.46545)
Discovery date: 2017-12-08 16:56:38 (JD=2458096.2059954)


Remarks: candidate SN near centre of galaxy LEDA 1018531

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-08 16:56:38
Flux: 18.34 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-09-07 03:33:07
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/2017iwg