Discovery certificate for object 2017iyt
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 15379 [ 2017TNSTR1432....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-12-18 23:23:16
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 2017iyt
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17dgy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 10:09:26.140 (152.358917) DEC = -68:27:53.32 (-68.464811)
Discovery date: 2017-12-13 12:14:24 (JD=2458101.01)


Remarks: transient on faint DSS smudge near Galactic plane

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-12-13 12:14:24
Flux: 18.37 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-11-05 07:20:38
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/2017iyt