Discovery certificate for object 2017iwh
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15305 [ 2017TNSTR1399....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-12 14:32:10
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 2017iwh
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dfz
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:46:32.650 (161.636042) DEC = -45:32:25.87 (-45.540519)
Discovery date: 2017-12-09 04:10:33 (JD=2458096.6739931)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy AM 1044-451

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-09 04:10:33
Flux: 17.29 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-30 01:03:21
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/2017iwh