Discovery certificate for object 2017iwi
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15306 [ 2017TNSTR1399....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-12 14:33:04
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 2017iwi
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dga
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 11:14:32.000 (168.633333) DEC = -43:58:13.98 (-43.97055)
Discovery date: 2017-12-09 10:04:48 (JD=2458096.92)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASX J11143221-4358135, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-09 10:04:48
Flux: 17.65 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-28 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/2017iwi