Discovery certificate for object 2017iwk
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15308 [ 2017TNSTR1399....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-12 14:35:24
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 2017iwk
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dgc
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:35:52.840 (113.970167) DEC = -51:07:13.58 (-51.120439)
Discovery date: 2017-12-09 04:45:07 (JD=2458096.6979977)


Remarks: possible AGN 2MASX J07355283-5107136 brightens by 0.5 mag

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-09 04:45:07
Flux: 17.31 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-11 23:22:33
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/2017iwk