Discovery certificate for object 2017iwr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15318 [ 2017TNSTR1399....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-12 14:51:33
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 2017iwr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dgm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 12:59:56.120 (194.983833) DEC = -10:20:44.52 (-10.3457)
Discovery date: 2017-12-05 23:06:43 (JD=2458093.4629977)


Remarks: Gaia source coincident with GALEXASC J125956.15-102044.6 brightens by ~0.45 mags

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-05 23:06:43
Flux: 18.47 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-01-14 00:33:07
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/2017iwr