Discovery certificate for object 2017iyr
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15376 [ 2017TNSTR1432....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-18 23:19:27
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 2017iyr
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dgv
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 04:34:15.440 (68.564333) DEC = -54:21:18.79 (-54.355219)
Discovery date: 2017-12-13 17:11:02 (JD=2458101.2159954)


Remarks: candidate SN declining near centre of galaxy APMUKS(BJ) B043308.48-542728.8, GS-TEC predicts SN Ia

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-13 17:11:02
Flux: 18.89 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-09 07:35:02
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/2017iyr